– Siyanda Mboko took to Facebook to share the work of a very talented South African artist, Daniel Popper
– His sculpture Thrive has been installed in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA, and has been described as breathtaking
– Facebook users thanked Siyanda for sharing the amazing artwork and praised Daniel for his skill
Siyanda Mboko shared an amazing picture of a sculpture which has been installed in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA. He praised the South African artist, Daniel Popper, for his ‘breathtaking’ piece of art.
Daniel is known all over the world for his amazing larger-than-life artworks. He is originally from Cape Town but has been all over the world displaying his amazing art.
The sculpture featured in Mboko’s picture is called Thrive. It is approximately 10 metres tall and weighs 14 tons. It is constructed out of glass fibre and concrete, according to ThisIsColossal.
This is what Siyanda had to say about the amazing artwork:
“Breathtaking new sculpture ‘Thrive’ outside the Society Las Olas apartments in downtown Fort Lauderdale, Florida. By internationally admired South African artist, Daniel Popper.”
Facebook users were impressed with the beautiful sculpture:
“That is absolutely beautiful!!”
“What a beautiful sculpture!!! South Africans showcasing amazing talent all over the world!! Thanks for sharing.”
“I totally agree with you, Siyanda. It is breathtaking. What a beautiful, peaceful face she has. Made with what looks like concrete, but has such a soft grace about it.
“I love the way it combines the hard concrete with the soft organic moss & lichen & plants growing inside. What a pleasure it must be to pass this sculpture. Thank you for telling us about it Siyanda & for sharing the talent of a fellow South African.”
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