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Sculpture: wire, Steel, Metal on Steel, Other.
This is a wire wall piece of a reclining nude. It is made out of 9 gauge (about 4 mm diameter) low carbon steel wire that I bend by hand and weld, then powder coat gloss black with a weather resistant material. It is easily installed.inside or outside permanently with wall anchors according to instructions I provide or temporarily on a few finishing nails. The piece is signed with a thinner wire.
I make wire wall murals for public, commercial, and residential locations. The wire pieces are the final step in a simplification process that starts with a photograph or group of photographs. I make and remake a digital line drawing to emphasize only the essence of the subject, then, like the poet who reviews every word, I re-examine every turn and curve as I bend the wire into a sculpture. The final installation, a solid line in space in front of a moving shadow, has scale enough to suit a large wall without dominating the room. My work has been purchased by collectors from all over the world.
Artist featured by Saatchi Art in a collection