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Ukon from the series War Games

Magdalena Abakanowicz

Date of creation 1995
Technique wood, steel, signed
Size 250 × 490 × 170 cm
ID number CRP.RZ.1024
Method and date of collection Presented by the artist, 2014

Ukon is a monumental object made from debarked trunk of an old tree, enclosed in a steel band, reinforced with a huge metal shield between the branches. The sculpture brings to mind a military machine – torturer, at the same time evoking an impression of a mutilated limb of a victim.

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