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Sculpture, Metal on Aluminium
Size: 6 W x 16 H x 6 D in
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The All Powerful Charlatan, AKA The Trickster, says just listen to what I say. Do not pay attention to what I do. I am going to drain the swamp. I have all the best people. Only I can solve the problems. Do not believe the fake news. The Mexicans and the Muslims are bad people. I have made all the jobs. Obama was a joke and left me a mess. Trade wars are a good thing. Do not believe the scientists. All that climate warming stuff is all lies. I know more than the scientists. My gut teels me what to do. I know more that the FBI, the CIA, and the rest of the investigators. Mexico is going to pay for the wall. I am going to get you better insurance that Obama Care and cheaper too. The giant tax cut for the rich is going to save all you little worker bees a lot of money. Here is how the magic works. You guys watch the shinney ball and do not pay any attention to what my people and I are doing. We will solve all of your problems and make your life better! More Sculpture If this sculpture interests you there is much more on this site. Go to the upper right top and enter "Arfsten sculpture" in the search box to see many styles and themes of my work. There are many more pieces of sculpture that I have not had time to put here on Saatchi yet. If you google “Richard Arfsten sculptor” and hit “Images” on the opening page you will see a collection that I plan to put on Sattchi as time permits. There is also many movies of many of these pieces on “You Tube Richard Arfsten sculpture” with the sculpture in a multitude of settings and verbal discussions.
Sculpture:Metal on Aluminium
Size:6 W x 16 H x 6 D in
Ready to Hang:Not applicable
Packaging:Ships in a Box
Delivery Time:Typically 5-7 business days for domestic shipments, 10-14 business days for international shipments.
I have an ambitious approach to life ... and to art ... make something happen every day ... but most of all have fun doing it! A sculptor first, and now working in 2D, I do my best to do just that. Presented here are examples of some of my work. •• My sculpture runs the gamut from abstract, to figurative, to architectural. The materials and methods used are diverse ... from figures modeled in clay or wax, then cast in pewter or bronze ... to aluminum maquettes (produced by evaporative pattern casting) which serve as the 3D blueprints for the pieces that are enlarged and fabricated from sheet metal of all kinds. •• My 2D pieces range from abstract to figurative. You’ll find Originals done in oils or acrylic, one-of-a-kind monotypes, collages, mixed media paintings, and more ... I love working in all mediums. Some of my 2D work may be available as reproductions on this site. ••• MY FASCINATION WITH SCIENCE FICTION & MAKE BELIEVE - When I was in second grade, television was new and the hottest thing. The "Adventures of Flash Gordon" was my favorite program. There was only one kid in the neighborhood who had a TV. We, all the kids, gathered at his house for every episode. I was a huge fan of the characters. Flash was cool and my hero. Dale Arden was OK but Princess Aura was way cooler because she was naughty. Ming The Mercilous was very interesting. But Dr. Zarkov and his super duper telescope - that could see into time forwards and backwards, far and near - was the star of the show for me. The spaceship was really hoakey. You could see the wire that it was traveling on and the little puffs of smoke coming out of it were a joke, even for me. But the concept of the show was magical. Also at that time there were radio shows about space travel and aliens and monsters. I would listen to those shows with my grandfather as I sat on the floor next to the big wooden box radio so I could get the full impact of the sounds. •• These shows inspired me to draw spaceships, mostly "new and improved" versions of Flash's ship. I taped them all over my bedroom walls. At night I would travel with Flash. We would go to distant parts of the Universe and explore ancient ruins - like what I saw in National Geographic when I was not looking at the bare-breasted girls of exotic cultures. (I think artists and sculptors, are to a large part, voyeurs.) Those memories pop up in my art over and over. •• Faces also intrigue and inspire me.
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