James Jean

Slingshot Aurum


Taiwanese-American artist, James Jean, fuses contemporary subjects with aesthetic techniques inspired by ancient traditions.

Slingshot Aurum is a limited sculpture edition of 50. In a quietly grotesque reading of Hammurabi’s law of reciprocity, the sculpture’s subject removes his eye and takes aim at an unidentified target.

Edition size
50 editions
17cm x 17cm x 16cm
Bronze with an amalgam of several powders applied on the surface such as gold, silver, copper and pearl.
The sculpture is finished with platinum leaf and bronze paint.
Release date
September 30, 2020
More about James Jean

James Jean was born in 1979 in Taipei, Taiwan, and moved to New Jersey, USA with his family at a young age. He now lives and works in Los Angeles.