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Profile image of Jim CollinsJim Collins is primarily a sculptor, Jim Collins has been figurative in his art from the beginning. Early, he was carving large female figures from logs of walnut, elm and cladding them in appliqu`s of copper, brass, lead and, in some cases, fine fur and leather. Each figure was a statement about the contemporary style and fashion of the times.
Jim Collins was a Professor of Art at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga until 1983 when he resigned that teaching position to devote full time to his career as a professional artist. His sculpt...

Sculpture: 'Manchester Watcher (Flat Art Metal Male/Human statues/sculptures)'

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Aluminum Sculpture of Men by artist Jim Collins titled: 'Manchester Watcher (Flat Art Metal Male/Human statues/sculptures)'
Aluminum Sculpture of Men by artist Jim Collins titled: 'Manchester Watcher (Flat Art Metal Male/Human statues/sculptures)' - Artwork View 1
Sculpture description:
An Amusing Fun Seated Flat Watcher Weather Proof Aluminium sculptures in a Top Hat is another in the series some with different Hat stylesfor Outdoors in the Garden. This one has the addition of reflective traffic tape adding a design element. There are three hat styles with this group. First, the Ball Hat or Trucker?s Hat as some call it, has become an international model, which can be found on the heads of thousands in every part of the world. The Top Hat and Straw Hat seem contemporary statues/sculptures/garden decoration for sale as a tribute to Joyce and his 1904 literary work. In fact I have only ventured from the Ball Hat on a few occasions with other hat designs. While browsing in a local bookstore in 1987 I discovered the book: Movies of the 1930?s filled with photographs of movie stills. This started me to thinking about different hats for the Watcher. It occurred to me that by simply changing the chapeau a new identity could be given to the seated man.
Artist's comments:
This particular Watcher has been on the road and is now in Limerick Ireland as part of a traveling show of my mixed media collages "Irish Encounters" and a few Watchers.
Dimensions/size: 4 ft 6 in x 3 ft 4 in x 1 in (height x width x depth)
approx: 137.2 x 101.6 x 2.5 cm
Edition: 1/1
Medium: aluminum
Sculptor: Jim Collins [sculptor profile]
Price: £
5,834

Converted prices below are only for guidance and should be checked:
8,019
/ USD $
8,994
/ AUD $
12,633
/ CAD $
11,919
/ CHF
8,681
Availability: Yes, for sale.*
Category: Historical Character Statues / Sculptures
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Weight: 60 Kg / 132 lb
Title: Manchester Watcher (Flat Art Metal Male/Human statues/sculptures)
Finish: Powder coat and traffic tape
Recommended Usage: Indoors and as a Garden Sculpture
Year: 2006
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