In 2009, Matthieu, a passionate collector of Art Toys decided to provide an alternative to the production of toys in vinyl and founded the K.Olin Tribu company.
The figurines issued by K.Olin Tribu are made and decorated in Limoges, and therefore they benefit from the official label Porcelaine de Limoges, France.
Mission :Bringing porcelain to the creative worlds of graphic designers, illustrators, toy designers and artists allows a new approach to decorative figurines, whether in limited editions or as unique pieces.
K.Olin Tribu is based in Limoges (France) but its reach is worldwide, with the involvement of artists from the world of graffiti, Street Art and Art.
The figurines issued by K.Olin Tribu are made and decorated in Limoges, and therefore they benefit from the official label Porcelaine de Limoges, France
Porcelain, symbol of luxury and refinement, attracts collectors of unique pieces more than ever. K.Olin Tribu approaches all new creations in the spirit of such unique pieces. Each piece is made with the utmost care to ensure flawless production. This quality-focused process covers the initial production of the plaster models through to final packaging.
Gustav Klimt Skateboard Triptyc
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exclusive limited edition of 100 Gustav Klimt Skateboard Triptych featuring the Vienna Secessionist’s best known work The Kiss (1907-1908). The Kiss depicts a couple locked in an embrace, located in an indeterminate and ambiguous place and time. The viewer is only able to see of the embracing couple, segments of their bodies and virtually nothing of the man’s face so as to emphasis the engulfing nature of this intimate and passionate moment. Aside from the figures, the rest of the canvas dissolves into shimmering, extravagant yet flat patterning. Klimt’s ties with the art nouveau movement are reflected in the patterning of the figures, which in itself reflects the visual conflict between two and three-dimensionality associated with other modernist artists like Edgar Degas. In The Kiss, the patterning also signifies gender contrasts – rectangles for the man’s garment, circles for the woman’ s. Yet the patterning also unites the two lovers into a single formal entity underscoring their erotic union. Scholars believe the kiss represents Klimt and his long-time friend Emilie Flöge, a member of the Viennese bohemian and fin-de-siècle circles. In the words of the poet Friedrich Schiller’s famous Ode to Joy: “Joy, thou gleaming spark divine…