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Sheltered Development Sculpture - Limited Edition of 20

Chris Peterson


Sculpture, 3d Sculpting on Mdf

Size: 5.5 W x 10.6 H x 5.5 D in

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The sculpture titled ‘Sheltered Development’ expresses a great deal of velocity. The design is based on an angular U-shape that, due to the repetitive way of stacking, unfolds into a graceful dynamic beacon. A shape with a strong sense of movement which propels in an upward direction. A sculpture that has similarities with a DNA strand but just as much evokes associations of a spiralling staircase to an as-yet-unknown destination. A sculptural growth model showing a nomadic journey, with each step taken towards a better future. This particular way of stacking, creates a twisted shape with two tracks, creating a small space for shelter. A safe place that grows and moves with you as you walk around the artwork.” This new limited edition sculpture titled ‘Sheltered Development’ forms the starting point for a new series of work. A 5 meter concrete version of this particular design, will be made for the the SCULPTURA festival in 2025 and the proceeds of this edition will go towards realizing this project as well as future ones. 10% of each sculpture sold, will go towards preserving the work by Dutch sculptor Gerard Höweler who passed away in 2021. He has always been a shining example to me, a mentor in many foremost, and has helped me throughout my career. He is definitely part of my sculptural DNA and has sheltered my development in many ways. To keep his work in the limelight, I’ve decided to put 10% of the proceeds aside for future exhibitions of his work or any other form of presentation. This will be done in collaboration with his family, galleries and befriended fellow sculptors.

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Sculpture:3d Sculpting on Mdf

Artist Produced Limited Edition of:20

Size:5.5 W x 10.6 H x 5.5 D in

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Chris Peterson FRSS (born 1976) is a Dutch / British sculptor living in The Netherlands but active in the field of sculpture worldwide. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal British Society of Sculptors in 2014 and winner of the Millfield School Sculpture Prize in 2007. The studio is best known for its large-scale sculpture projects. Chris predominantly focusses on creating landmarks for public space. He creates bold and clear sculptural interventions that portray a variety of people and situations. Chris works alongside landscape architects, realty developers, branding agencies, local communities, to design artworks that make a significant impact. He works in studios worldwide depending on scale and complexity. His studio is situated in the Netherlands and combined with his other work spaces in Sweden, Italy and China, allow him to work on various projects. Chris has realized public commissions internationally with a majority of his large-scale works in Asia. His sculptures have been installed in public space in South-Korea, Japan, China, Vietnam, USA, UK, Italy, Germany, Netherlands, United Arab Emirates, Australia, Slovenia, Sweden, Egypt and many more places around the globe. Work can be found in collections such as EMAAR (Dubai, UAE), Open-Air Museum Aswan (Egypt), Pedvale Open-Air Museum (Latvia), Millfield School (United Kingdom), Bundang Memorial Park (S.Korea), City of Icheon (S.Korea), City of Gwacheon (S.Korea) and the City of Otawara (Japan). Chris has exhibited extensively both in The Netherlands and abroad. Recent exhibitions include Museum Pfalz Galerie (Germany), the Anningahof Estate and Sculpture Park (Netherlands) and Sculpture Garden Achter de Westduinen (Netherlands).

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