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Profile image of Edward FlemingEdward Fleming carves and teaches realistic human figurative sculpture and also abstract sculpture in marble and limestone through direct stone-carving. His work is traditional in technique and attention to anatomical detail but his subjects are contemporary. Fleming creates both self-directed and commissioned sculptures. He is a licensed Architect and has been making stone sculpture since 1993. His art education derives from 20 years of working and apprenticing with master carvers and other artists in Italy and the United States. Edward Flemin...

Sculpture: 'Two Hands'
by Edward Fleming

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Granite, Bronze and Water Abstract Contemporary Modern Civic Urban sculpture statuary sculpture by sculptor Edward Fleming titled: 'Two Hands'
Granite, Bronze and Water Abstract Contemporary Modern Civic Urban sculpture statuary sculpture by sculptor Edward Fleming titled: 'Two Hands' - Artwork View 1 Granite, Bronze and Water Abstract Contemporary Modern Civic Urban sculpture statuary sculpture by sculptor Edward Fleming titled: 'Two Hands' - Artwork View 2 Granite, Bronze and Water Abstract Contemporary Modern Civic Urban sculpture statuary sculpture by sculptor Edward Fleming titled: 'Two Hands' - Artwork View 3 Granite, Bronze and Water Abstract Contemporary Modern Civic Urban sculpture statuary sculpture by sculptor Edward Fleming titled: 'Two Hands' - Artwork View 4 Granite, Bronze and Water Abstract Contemporary Modern Civic Urban sculpture statuary sculpture by sculptor Edward Fleming titled: 'Two Hands' - Artwork View 5
Sculpture description:
Fleming designed this monumental sculpture in granite and bronze for a symposium and sculpture park in Tongling City, China in 2012. Please see Artist comments.
Artist's comments:
This sculpture represents cooperation between two people or two nations. From out of the ground rises what appears to be a rugged stone mountain. From the top of the mountain rises what appears to be a vertical tower of quarried and finished stone. Two hands, approximately 3-times life-size, project from either side of the stone tower and support a low, perfectly circular bowl that is gently tilted to one side. The bowl can pour water or it can collect sunlight (or both) and it represents the bounty that can be collected and shared by the two hands. All these elements of the sculpture are made of bronze. A person viewing the sculpture from a distance will see the whole composition including the inside of the bowl. When people approach the sculpture and stand beneath it, they will be looking up to the back (dorsal) sides of the hands and will see the bowl between the fingers. And if water is pouring from the bowl, they will be able to touch and walk next to (or through) the waterfall. There will be a catch-basin with drain to collect the water that falls to the ground and the water will be re-circulated to the bowl, above. So, from the surface of the earth rises the mountain. And from the mountain, people create with their hands the stone and bronze that is the tower and the bowl. And from this gift of the earth and work and cooperation between people, there is much to be shared and enjoyed.
Dimensions/size: 13 ft x 5 ft x 5 ft (height x width x depth)
approx: 3.96 x 1.52 x 1.52 m
It is a 3 times lifesize sculpture
Edition: one
Medium: Granite, bronze and Water
Sculptor: Edward Fleming [sculptor profile]
Price: Price on Application
Availability: No, artwork probably sold out
Category: Monumental Sculptures
Human Figurative Sculptures
Abstract Contemporary or Modern Large Public Art sculpture Statues statuary
Anatomy, Hands and Feet and other human parts of the body Sculptures
Figurative Public Art Sculptures
Abstract Contemporary Modern Civic Urban sculpture statue statuary
Weight: 7700 Kg / 16940 lb
Title: Two Hands
Finish: textured and patina
Recommended Usage: Indoors and as a Garden Sculpture
Year: 2012
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