The deadliest snake is revered for millennia. The elegance of its undulations and the dangerousness of its venom have fascinated Egyptians, Hindus, Buddhists … Richard Orlinski represents him ready to attack, swollen neck, tongue out, erected above the ground, the tail curled in a circle almost perfect. Phallic symbol, the cobra embodies power, but also immortality because of its successive moults. Sublime representation of the concept? Born Wild ?, the Orlinski Cobra seduced by the grace of its proportions.