The Stingray, 2023 is a Sculpture by the contemporary artist Iqrut kataria. It's made from the materials Die cast aluminium, painted Ox blood high gloss lacquer. And it's created as a limited edition piece in a single size.
Ox blood lacquer paint is a deep, rich red color that can create a striking contrast against the silver color of the aluminum. Lacquer paint is known for its high gloss finish, which can give the artwork a sleek and modern look.
Medium - Die cast Aluminium (polished)
Size - 24 inches x 18 inches x 15 inches
weight - 23.5 kgs
finish - high glass lacquer finish
It is concerning to hear that the Java stingray may have already gone extinct, as it is a unique and important species in the coastal ecosystem of Java, Indonesia. Unfortunately, many species of sharks and rays are facing similar threats due to overfishing and the lack of effective fisheries management.
Sharks and rays play a critical role in the health and well-being of our oceans, and the loss of these species can have significant impacts on both the environment and the human communities that depend on them. It is important for governments and regional fisheries management organizations to take action to protect these species and their habitats, and to ensure sustainable fishing practices that support both the environment and the livelihoods of local communities.
There are solutions available to address this crisis, but they require bold action and commitment from all stakeholders. By working together to protect these important species, we can help to ensure a healthy and sustainable future for our oceans and the many people and animals that depend on them.