The French sculptor Richard Orlinski was born in Paris in 1966. His work is particularly influenced by Pop Art movement, who fascinates him from his early years. His materials of preference are the resin and the aluminum used according to a process of foundry.
After studying at the National school of Plastic arts at Neuilly-sur-Seine (Paris), Richard Orlinski discovered the new generation of contemporary artists as Jeff Koons, Richard Prince or Takashi Murakami, free and without complexes, with which he will become identified by the creation. He proposes an art far from the conventions, the art of his time.
Richard Orlinski takes place to the rank of these artists claiming a current art which aims, by average industrialists, at creating works questioning the codes of perception of our consumer society. According to the logic of repetition, he denounces the logic of mass production of the industry.
Famous all over the world for the piece “Born Wild”, these crocodile is now the most iconic sculpture of Richard Orlinski. In 2011, he realizes a new version with pigment projection in tribute to the contemporary master Yves Klein. Also in 2011 Richard Orlinski was promote the 2nd French contemporary artist most sold in France.