The Sentinels on the bridge of Venlo, 2007, are part of the 100 key works that have been selected by ‘BK-informatie’, a magazine for visual artists.
For the 40th anniversary of ’BK-informatie’ 100 public art works from 1945 to the present day where appointed by a special group of experts. Over the past decades, these artworks have become a familiar part of the Dutch street scene. The works are a unique kind of heritage, characteristic of the Dutch way of dealing with public space and a representation of political and social ideas. The Sentinels are four cast iron protectors, made by the Japanese-American Dutch artist Shinkichi Tajiri (1923 - 2009). The statues stand on the Maas bridge betw
Visit stand 451 (The Mayor Gallery) at the TEFAF, Maastricht during 7-15 March 2020 For more information click here. Shinkichi Tajiri - Ronin, 1995 Bronze, unique 92 x 26 x 43 cm Ferdi - Untitled (Needle & Thread) 1968
Iron, foam rubber, 'Borg fabrics' fake fur 168 x 96 x 62 cm