A new collaboration between artist, Magnus Gjoen, and leading porcelain manufacture, Meissen, gives collectors and enthusiasts alike a chance to own an iconic figurine.
A brand-new collaboration between artist, Magnus Gjoen, and renowned porcelain manufacturer, Meissen launched at the end of November – giving you the chance to get your hands on a limited-edition investment piece!
The partnership has seen the launch of three new Cupid figurines, addressing current affairs and bringing to life humanitarian values through the innovative design of each figurine. Designed to convey an anti-war messaged; the partnership between Meissen and Magnus Gjoen brings together two iconic names to create a unique and thought-provoking collection, designed to convey a message of hope during these troubled and uncertain times.
Combining Gjoen’s innovative designs with the prestige of Meissen to create what is to be a strong investment piece.
Having launched in the early eighteenth century, European porcelain manufacturer, Meissen, has established a reputation for creating the finest decorative pieces. Over the years, Meissen porcelain figurines have become a highly prized collector’s item with some pieces being sold at auction for tens of thousands of pounds.
Magnus Gjoen is a contemporary artist, who began his career working in fashion for leading brands including Vivienne Westwood, where he spent eight years. His artworks blend the practices of fine art with elements of pop culture, to create innovative and thought-provoking designs – making him one of today’s most popular artists.
Amor I – Love Always Wins
Named Cupid (Love Always Wins) this angelic Cupid is seen throwing a grenade of love, rather than destruction. In a world full of technology, Cupid’s arrow is no longer enough and the need to bomb people with love to distract them from their screens is the only solution. The cherub’s mission is to spread love and end conflict, with the ability to establish hope and love within his hands.
Amor II – Love not War
Aptly named Cupid (Love Not War), this figurine shows cupid looking at a rocket he has just broken in two. It will no longer be used to cause destruction and pain. Victory over ignorance has been achieved. Love not war.
Amor III – Love Over Hate
Cupid (Love Over Hate) shows cupid cutting away barbed wire in an act of love over hate. It symbolises how love knows no borders and his sheer determination to bring unity to the world. Combining the two different materials of smooth and elegant porcelain with the steel barbed wire fencing, symbols themselves alluding to love and hate.
The figurines will be available to purchase online and in-store at Harrods. For more information, please visit www.magnusgjoenart.com