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Profile image of Philip MellingPhilip Melling is working predominantly in metals, Philip creates an eclectic range of sculpture and contemporary furniture.
His style ranges from figurative to abstract, often curvaceous and tactile, but with a coarseness that is lent from working with bare steel.
The current collection `Elements` focuses on Earth, Air, Water and Fire, and describes the reaction of when those elements meet.

Developing the collection Melling concentrated on the process of using repetitive form of material - flat steel bar, to generate concepts and capture the...

Sculpture: 'Recurve (Modern abstract Metal garden statue)'

by Philip Melling

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Steel Garden Or Yard / Outside and Outdoor sculpture by artist Philip Melling titled: 'Recurve (Modern abstract Metal garden statue)'
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Sculpture description:
Contemporary Steel Garden Abstract Sculpture for the Outside in the Garden or Outdoors on the Estate, inspired by the draw of the Olympic Recurve Bow, or Post Modern Metal Bow Shaped Abstract Beautiful Statue, by Philip Melling who is so willing to discuss Commission for Custom work of a similar nature

The sculpture has been rusted using salts then sealed with a clear lacquer, giving the surface a beautiful and interesting textured finish
Artist's comments:
Following an Olympic theme, and trying to capture concepts of energy and movement, I was drawn to the shape of the recurve bow.

The pre-weathered finish is one that I love, it can take up to two weeks of wetting and salting the surface before I get the colour and texture I want. I then use a tough lacquer to seal the oxidisation
Dimensions/size: 230 x 110 x 20 cm (height x width x depth)
approx: 7 ft 6 1/2 in x 3 ft 7 1/3 in x 7 7/8 in
Edition: Original
Medium: Steel
Sculptor: Philip Melling [sculptor profile]
Price: £
6,000

Converted prices below are only for guidance and should be checked:
8,196
/ USD $
9,235
/ AUD $
12,941
/ CAD $
12,256
/ CHF
8,857
Availability: No, artwork probably sold out
Category: Repetitive Form / Shape Abstract Sculptures / Statues
Sculptures of Sport
Abstract Contemporary or Modern Outdoor Outside Exterior Garden / Yard Sculptures Statues statuary
Abstract Loop Indoor and Outside Sculptures / Statues / statuettes
Garden Or Yard / Outside and Outdoor Sculptures
Symmetric Sculptures / Statues / statuettes / statuary
Weight: 55 Kg / 121 lb
Title: Recurve (Modern abstract Metal garden statue)
Finish: Weathered and lacquered
Recommended Usage: Indoors and as a Garden Sculpture
Year: 2012
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