Richard Orlinski is a sculptor and his monumental works have made him one of the most popular and highly regarded French artists in the world over the past ten years!
Richard Orlinski is the best-selling French artist in the world. Imbued with pop-culture, the sculptor creates a pop and colorful universe, and very quickly, his bestiary goes around the world. His animals, often of spectacular size, both proud and conquering, are also a symbol of gentleness and freedom. Driven by the desire to make art accessible to as many people as possible, the artist then developed an innovative concept, that of offering collectible products, allowing everyone to be able to acquire a work of art at affordable prices. He creates his audacious and colorful sculptures according to his Born Wild© philosophy; to live positively by fighting against any innate negativity.
Influenced by Pop Art
Influenced by Andy Warhol, Jeff Koons, and Takashi Murakami, Orlinski uses popular iconography such as skulls, King Kong, and Superman in glossy, monochromatic works made from industrial materials like stone, marble, or bronze. Richard Orlinski is a popular artist, appealing to young people and pop culture enthusiasts. The proof with one of his latest works, a small sculpture of Mickey’s sorcerer’s apprentice, made on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the Disneyland Paris park and put on sale at 45 euros. His most expensive work, a pin-up popping out of the mouth of a golden crocodile, sold for 15 million euros. His giant sculptures are exhibited all over the world and in the salons and gardens of stars (Sharon Stone, Justin Bieber, Pharell Williams).