An original, funny and playful look at wildlife.
Rop Van Mierlo presents 'Bench Players': the second release from his Wild Animals project. Van Mierlo has always been fascinated by control and more of, the absence from it. Therefore we could only see animals that are unable to control in his previous work.
This series consists of a family of failed or rejected animals from Rop's archive, which have been made into wall and floor coverings.
By using the wet-on-wet technique (painting while the material is still wet), by which he loses control over the animals he paints, the Dutch artist can create a series of casual, high-quality products that are made in limited editions and are truly unique.
The Mandrill, Butterfly and Pug; woven wall hangings of merino wool and mohair, hand-tufted in the Textiellab in Tilburg, are all part of these new series.
This product is made to order, production time 6-8 weeks.