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Horseman

Artist: Rusiate Lali

Region: Fiji

Medium/Type: Painting

Size: 18 x 12 cm

Catalogue Number: H14230RL

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In this sublime miniature work the artist has given extra arms and legs (some carried by angel wings) towards the Horseman to give added protection for his journey.  The horse and the horseman are deeply connected and share the same essence and structure. 

This work is delicate, yet packed with the artist’s touch. There is his trademark graphic black and white design elements, his use of red, and the symbolism carried in the lines and pattern, delicately etched into such a small space.


Rusiate Lali

Region: Fiji

Stunning Melanesian Aesthetic Energized with Powerful Modernist Expression… Rusiate Lali is a man of his times. Coming from a long lineage of potters, carvers, tapa cloth and fibre artists, Rusiate is one of the most exciting and provocative artists to exhibit at Gallery Gondwana. In 1999 he was named 'Contemporary Fijian Artist of the Year' - his work was a sensuous mix of past and present, myth and reality. With a number of solo and group exhibitions under his belt, and a body of work that continues to grow, evolve and surprise, every new exhibition is eagerly anticipated. His step into the high end fashion world of London in 2016 saw his experimental pieces adorned the catwalk models, then the Spring/Summer fashion show in Alice Springs the same year, saw his paintings transformed into wearable art and fashion. The following year 2017 saw his London Exhibition Climate Change in the Pacific as the opening of the 13th London Pacific Fashion Week…

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