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Profile image of Wesley WoffordEmmy and Academy Award winning sculptor Wesley Wofford works from his private studio in the National Forest of North Carolina. Wofford Sculpture Studio LLC, a 2,300 sq. ft. facility, is nestled with his home on a mountaintop in Cashiers. The studio is always filled with sculptures at various stages of completion, the large commissions occupying the same space as the portraits, commissions, gallery pieces, and maquette studies for submissions. He continuously participates in both indoor and outdoor exhibitions throughout the country. Wesley orga...

Sculpture: 'The Sacrifice (Out Size Naked Youth and Giant Hand sculpture statue)'
by Wesley Wofford

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Bonded bronze Male Men Youths Masculine sculpturettes figurines sculpture by sculptor Wesley Wofford titled: 'The Sacrifice (Out Size Naked Youth and Giant Hand sculpture)'
Bonded bronze Male Men Youths Masculine sculpturettes figurines sculpture by sculptor Wesley Wofford titled: 'The Sacrifice (Out Size Naked Youth and Giant Hand sculpture)' - Artwork View 1 Bonded bronze Male Men Youths Masculine sculpturettes figurines sculpture by sculptor Wesley Wofford titled: 'The Sacrifice (Out Size Naked Youth and Giant Hand sculpture)' - Artwork View 2 Bonded bronze Male Men Youths Masculine sculpturettes figurines sculpture by sculptor Wesley Wofford titled: 'The Sacrifice (Out Size Naked Youth and Giant Hand sculpture)' - Artwork View 3 Bonded bronze Male Men Youths Masculine sculpturettes figurines sculpture by sculptor Wesley Wofford titled: 'The Sacrifice (Out Size Naked Youth and Giant Hand sculpture)' - Artwork View 4 Bonded bronze Male Men Youths Masculine sculpturettes figurines sculpture by sculptor Wesley Wofford titled: 'The Sacrifice (Out Size Naked Youth and Giant Hand sculpture)' - Artwork View 5
Sculpture description:
“This sculpture is a reflection of how the decisions we make in modern society can affect the future and sometimes even the lives of children. As Wesley was working on the piece and contemplating all of the different culturally ingrained aspects of modern society that potentially have a negative impact on children, there were multiple school shootings across America. This affected him deeply, and definitely permeated into the composition. Second Amendment rights have become a very polarizing topic nationwide, and it is difficult to discuss, but we as a nation really need to have the debate. In the sculpture, the oversized hand is a metaphor for an alter, but also represents us-the adults-and our decisions. Many of our decisions aren’t even choices, but are just accepted as part of modern life, with the long term consequences never really being considered. Another example of this acceptable loss of life is war, which in the end boils down to ‘is the cause great enough that we are willing to sacrifice our children and send them into harm’s way’ ? But the sculpture also applies to many modern day issues, and poverty, predators, abuse, child labor, abortion, climate change, and national deficit, are just a few examples.”
Dimensions/size: 3 ft 5 in x 8 ft 2 in x 4 ft 9 in (height x width x depth)
approx: 104.1 x 248.9 x 144.8 cm
It is a 3 times lifesize sculpture
Edition: 25
Medium: bonded Bronze
Sculptor: Wesley Wofford [sculptor profile]
Price: £
78,587
(GBP price pegged to USD)
Converted prices below are only for guidance and should be checked:
89,502
/ USD $
100,000
/ AUD $
132,140
/ CAD $
132,310
/ CHF
97,118
Availability: No, artwork probably sold out
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Title: The Sacrifice (Out Size Naked Youth and Giant Hand sculpture statue)
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Recommended Usage: Indoors and as a Garden Sculpture
Year: 2014
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Bonded bronze Male Men Youths Masculine sculpturettes figurines sculpture by sculptor Wesley Wofford titled: 'The Sacrifice (Out Size Naked Youth and Giant Hand sculpture)' - Artwork View 1Bonded bronze Male Men Youths Masculine sculpturettes figurines sculpture by sculptor Wesley Wofford titled: 'The Sacrifice (Out Size Naked Youth and Giant Hand sculpture)' - Artwork View 2Bonded bronze Male Men Youths Masculine sculpturettes figurines sculpture by sculptor Wesley Wofford titled: 'The Sacrifice (Out Size Naked Youth and Giant Hand sculpture)' - Artwork View 3Bonded bronze Male Men Youths Masculine sculpturettes figurines sculpture by sculptor Wesley Wofford titled: 'The Sacrifice (Out Size Naked Youth and Giant Hand sculpture)' - Artwork View 4Bonded bronze Male Men Youths Masculine sculpturettes figurines sculpture by sculptor Wesley Wofford titled: 'The Sacrifice (Out Size Naked Youth and Giant Hand sculpture)' - Artwork View 5

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