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Profile image of David GrossDavid Gross works with wind-felled trees, wood from managed forests, and salvaged timbers with holes and markings that hint at its history. When he`s working wood, he is simultaneously looking for new ways of using it, while researching how it was used historically. Marks and holes from previous use and natural flaws and splits are exploited for expressive purposes.

He enjoys using wood to make sculptures from observation and study.
In recent years he has made several sculptural studies of natural subjects such as insects, leaves, se...

Sculpture: 'Siren'
by David Gross

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Carved cedar wood Fantasy sculpture or sculpture by sculptor David Gross titled: 'Siren'
Carved cedar wood Fantasy sculpture or sculpture by sculptor David Gross titled: 'Siren' - Artwork View 1
Sculpture description:
Carved cedar life sized figure of a siren. Part woman, part dragon, part serpent. 1st in a series exploring Plyny`s Phisiologus.
Artist's comments:
I`ve been fascinated by Plyny`s phisiologus for a long time.
I`ve enjoyed studying the imagery on misericords and roof bosses and have used some in device carvings on furniture, but this the first time I`ve tried this rich source on a free standing carving. I think it will be the first of many.
Dimensions/size: 153 x 52 x 36 cm (height x width x depth)
approx: 5 ft 1/4 in x 1 ft 8 1/2 in x 1 ft 2 1/6 in
It is a lifesize sculpture
Edition: 1
Medium: Carved cedar wood
Sculptor: David Gross [sculptor profile]
Price: £

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Category: Figurative Abstract Modern or Contemporary Sculptures Statues statuary statuettes figurines
Carved Wood Sculptures
Dragons sculpture
Gods or Goddess, or Deity Sculptures
Mermaid Water Babies Water and Sea Nymphs sculpture statue statuary for Outdoors in the Garden
Fantasy sculpture or Statue
Weight: 60 Kg / 132 lb
Title: Siren
Finish: Oiled
Recommended Usage: Indoors and as a Garden Sculpture
Year: 2016
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Carved cedar wood Fantasy sculpture or sculpture by sculptor David Gross titled: 'Siren' - Artwork View 1

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"All my life as an artist I have asked myself: What pushes me continually to make sculpture? I have found the answer. art is an action against death. It is a denial of death. "
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