Troy Stith's 20" custom "Bodhi" Qee

Gearing up for the week ahead, and the massive art onslaught that is Art Basel, Troy Stith was one of the few artists invited to participate in the "Qee to the City" show at the Multiversal Group show during Art Basel Miami. He was tasked to customize a giant 20" Qee and he did exactly that... creating this once large vinyl figure into a steel mountain of wonder and mystery!

Titled "Bodhi", Troy says that "There's a lot of hidden meaning in the details in him. From the skulls, to the trees, and even the beak and bear combo I left him at. All of which have to do with the attainment of knowledge from the carnal world to the chamber of higher thought." If you look closely there is a path that wraps around the entire piece that leads up into the geode filled head that reveals a meadow with trees and a spring... insane details and I am sure that much more impressive in person.

The backstory:
"The Temple of Bodhi is revered as one of the most sacred sites in Tu'R'Land. Only the strongest in mind and body can make the trip to the top. It's said that most that make it to the top, are never seen again. Those who do return, spread the word of knowledge and social progress. Hoping to help change the minds of those who have given in to Mafic's tirade."

"Mafic knew that the Temple of Bodhi stood in his way of conquering Tu'R'Land, so he sent his dark minion Bedlam to do his dirty work. Striking a blow that reverberated across the land. Mafic's henchman not only desecrated holy ground, he awakened the slumbering temple giant Bodhi. Upon Bodhi's awakening, Bedlam fled to tell his master of the giant's awakening. Taking the ear of Bodhi with him to prove that he had not failed Mafic. Bodhi now searches the land for those responsible for destroying his temple and awakening him from years of deep meditation. Adding another member of light to battle against Mafic and his dark quest."

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