Artist: Diederik van Apple
Title: Never give up
Technique: Aluminum / golden dollars / high gloss resin
The artwork “Never give up” created by artist Diederik van Apple is a unique piece that utilizes modern art techniques to convey an inspiring message. With dimensions of 105x95cm, it is made of aluminum, with golden dollars and high gloss resin.
The piece portrays the iconic image of the character Popeye, representing perseverance and determination in the face of life’s challenges. The choice of golden dollars as an element suggests a reflection on the value of persistence and effort.
The use of aluminum and golden dollars creates a sense of depth and texture, while the high gloss resin adds an element of shine and reflection to the artwork. The edition of “Never give up” is limited to only 10 pieces, which adds exclusivity and value to the artwork.
The sculpture is a reflection on the importance of persisting in the face of adversity and never giving up on our goals. Ultimately, the artwork invites viewers to find strength and inspiration in the figure of Popeye and his message of determination.