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Profile image of David CorbettAfter graduating from Wimbledon School of Art with a first class degree, David Corbett began a career as an independent sculptor. David is an international seller, creating unique and inventive sculpture for the home and garden. David’s work begins as a clay sculpture observed from life and through a moulding process he creates casts using unusual materials. Bent Copper was created this way – a life size male torso, sculpted from a life model and cast using 1p and 2p coins. David has exhibited his work in UK wide galleries and garden art shows....

Sculpture: 'Bent Copper (nude Male Torso Chest Copper Coins statue sculptures)'
by David Corbett

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Copper coins and fibreglass Garden Or Yard / Outside and Outdoor sculpture by sculptor David Corbett titled: 'Bent Copper (nude Male Torso Chest Copper Coins sculpture)'
Copper coins and fibreglass Garden Or Yard / Outside and Outdoor sculpture by sculptor David Corbett titled: 'Bent Copper (nude Male Torso Chest Copper Coins sculpture)' - Artwork View 1 Copper coins and fibreglass Garden Or Yard / Outside and Outdoor sculpture by sculptor David Corbett titled: 'Bent Copper (nude Male Torso Chest Copper Coins sculpture)' - Artwork View 2 Copper coins and fibreglass Garden Or Yard / Outside and Outdoor sculpture by sculptor David Corbett titled: 'Bent Copper (nude Male Torso Chest Copper Coins sculpture)' - Artwork View 3 Copper coins and fibreglass Garden Or Yard / Outside and Outdoor sculpture by sculptor David Corbett titled: 'Bent Copper (nude Male Torso Chest Copper Coins sculpture)' - Artwork View 4 Copper coins and fibreglass Garden Or Yard / Outside and Outdoor sculpture by sculptor David Corbett titled: 'Bent Copper (nude Male Torso Chest Copper Coins sculpture)' - Artwork View 5
Sculpture description:
Copper Coin Life Size Nude Male Torso sculptures for sale By David Corbett who writes "This stunning life size sculpture was originally modeled in clay before being molded and cast using 1p and 2p coins. To begin with, a life model was observed and carefully measured to build up the sculpture, from bone structure through to muscle form. The pose of the model had a slight twist to accentuate the overall form of the subject, and create a more dynamic piece. The mold taken from this torso was used to create `Bent Copper`, which was made by carefully bending the coins and layering them inside the mould, following the contours of the muscles. Being made in this way the piece maintains the form and detail of the original subject. The sculpture has a historic feel as the coins used cover every decade from the 70`s onward. The coins range in tone and reflect light differently depending on which angle the piece is viewed from. It is possible to polish the coins and create a dazzling finish that shines. Please contact me to discuss the effect of your choice.
Artist's comments:
Whilst being exhibited at the Southampton Boat Show, the sculpture drew a crowd of people who were fascinated by the man made of coins. Being a very tactile piece, people couldn`t help touching the scaly, metallic surface. `Bent Copper` is suitable for Indoor or Outdoor spaces. If placed outdoors, over time the copper will age and change colour creating another unique effect. It is the perfect piece to create a talking point in any garden or home and has also proved to be a popular sculpture within corporate spaces.
Dimensions/size: 80 x 50 x 30 cm (height x width x depth)
approx: 2 ft 7 1/2 in x 1 ft 7 2/3 in x 11 4/5 in
It is a lifesize sculpture
Edition: 4 of 10
Medium: Copper coins and fibreglass
Sculptor: David Corbett [sculptor profile]
Price: £
3,500

Converted prices below are only for guidance and should be checked:
4,152
/ USD $
4,418
/ AUD $
5,951
/ CAD $
5,878
/ CHF
4,463
Availability: Yes, for sale.*
Category: Classical Style Sculptures and Statues
Nudes / Male Sculpture
Garden Or Yard / Outside and Outdoor Sculptures
Torsos Sculptures or Chests of Men and Women Females Girls Children Statues statuery statuettes
Corporate Sculptures
Interior, Indoors, Inside Sculpture
Weight: 30 Kg / 66 lb
Title: Bent Copper (nude Male Torso Chest Copper Coins statue sculptures)
Finish: Copper - will age outside.
Recommended Usage: Indoors and as a Garden Sculpture
Year: 2014
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Shown at the following exhibitions at the Sculpture park:
2014 ArtParkS Sculpture Park Exhibition
Copper coins and fibreglass Garden Or Yard / Outside and Outdoor sculpture by sculptor David Corbett titled: 'Bent Copper (nude Male Torso Chest Copper Coins sculpture)' - Artwork View 1Copper coins and fibreglass Garden Or Yard / Outside and Outdoor sculpture by sculptor David Corbett titled: 'Bent Copper (nude Male Torso Chest Copper Coins sculpture)' - Artwork View 2Copper coins and fibreglass Garden Or Yard / Outside and Outdoor sculpture by sculptor David Corbett titled: 'Bent Copper (nude Male Torso Chest Copper Coins sculpture)' - Artwork View 3Copper coins and fibreglass Garden Or Yard / Outside and Outdoor sculpture by sculptor David Corbett titled: 'Bent Copper (nude Male Torso Chest Copper Coins sculpture)' - Artwork View 4Copper coins and fibreglass Garden Or Yard / Outside and Outdoor sculpture by sculptor David Corbett titled: 'Bent Copper (nude Male Torso Chest Copper Coins sculpture)' - Artwork View 5

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