Sign of uman presence (corten, stainless steel) Sculpture by Michele Rizzi

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Sculpture: Metal, Steel, Spray Paint, stainless steel on Steel, Other, Stainless Steel.

"Sign of uman presence (Corten, stainless steel).
This corten/ steel sculpture is part of the dispersal cycle of the sculptur's condensation of matter. This time the basic element of the composition were flat surfaces that, placed side by side, overlapping, condensed and thinned, slowly gave shape to this woman's face. Archaic and primitive but at the same time modern and futuristic. It is not clear whether the sculpture is taking shape or disintegrating. The sculpture is made of corten steel (a material that protects itself with its own oxidation and resists much more than normal steel and is suitable for outdoor use) and the surface has been treated with acid and has created a patina with beautiful shades of cause of the initial oxidation that goes from green to ocher. This oxidation was blocked over time and stabilized with a transparent protective coating that blocked the staining. The sculpture has a polished stainless steel base and an organic structure of circular stainless steel bars that supports the face. In the lower left part of the chin of the sculpture there is the author's signature and the year of creation. It is difficult to reproduce in a photo the beauty of the live sculpture with its material and its glossy color and the contrast with the sparkling and mirroring base ...


Sign of uman presence (corten, stainless steel)

Michele Rizzi



Size: 33.5 W x 78.7 H x 24.8 in

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