Our Ben Gnome by famous artist Ottmar Hörl is an eye catching sculpture which forms part of his 2005 collection. Ben, the praying garden gnome was first presented at an exhibition in Cologne at an art fair.
Renowned for his multiples, German artist Ottmar Hörl creates his work for the masses - affordable artworks that veer from the whimsical to the controversial. Influenced by garden gnomes and other ornamental sculptures, his pieces are fun and eye-catching.
The garden gnome stands for a down-to-earth attitude towards life. He visualizes all skills of an adapt craftsman and helper attributed to him in the myths. The gnome initially referred to as "Statue of the common man" who characterized the allotment gardens of industrial workers.
This beautiful sculpture would make a fun house warming gift and wherever placed in the home they are guaranteed to raise a lively reaction.
Available in a choice of eight colours, including; golden, blue, yellow, green, orange, red, white & black.
Signed limited edition also available.
Ottmar Höerl is a renowned German artist, most known for his striking installations which take place in various public environments. He studied at the "Städelschule" in Frankfurt and at the Academy of Fine Arts in Düsseldorf. Since 2005 Hörl has been the president of the Academy of Fine Arts Nuremberg.
Made from high-quality toxic-free weatherproof and break-proof plastic material, produced in rotation procedure, completely manufactured in Germany.
37 x 13 x 12 cm
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