Aluminum Crumple Sculpture
The same time the stock market crashed, the Great Recession began and in early February of 2017, the digital currency bitcoin hit a startling all time high when its price surpassed $1,000. Suketchi believed in cryptocurrency opposed to the money that the banks printed — Suketchi’s brand was realized. He began depicting the recognizable figure of Scrooge McDuck, which resonated with people as an metaphor for the importance of money and of course the more negative side of it. He presented the figure alongside other luxury brands, including Hermès, Rolex, and Dom Perignon. And started to mix this with steel and aluminum as a pioneer in The Netherlands.