Michael Hipkins was born in 1942 and received his Art education at Blackpool College. He then went to Paris to study painting at the Academie de la Grande Chaumiere and Academie Julienne and etching and engraving at S.W. Hayter`s Atelier 17. Primarily absorbed by the human figure, he is not so concerned with naturalistic interpretation but rather with truth to materials used. In his stone carving he brings out the quality of the stone, showing different degrees of process from the raw stone to a highly polished finish. The figures emerge from t...
All artwork by Michael Hipkins ARBS Contemporary British sculptor
'Silver Backed Gorilla 1 (Carved Black stone Crouching statue)' by Michael Hipkins
Description: A Unique&typical example of this original sculptor`s work, capturing as he does both the strength and power but also the repose of this gorilla sculpture in marble.This is a fine tribute.. almost a memorial to this one of the worlds most endangered species. This primate is worth saving.
'Silver Backed Gorilla 2 (Carved stone Big Ape statue)' by Michael Hipkins
Description: Another unique wild life sculpture by Michael Hipkins in Carved Polyphant Stone of this endangered species, the Silver Back Gorilla For Outside Outdoors in your Garden For Sale. He has captured the essence of the creature without sentimentalizing it in any way in his Minimalist style.
'Sea Nymph (Stylised nude Modern marble Carving)' by Michael Hipkins
Description: Contemporary Semi Abstract Stylised Nude Sea Nymph Girl Female Woman Primitive Style Statue Carving Rose Marble Statuary for sale for Exterior display in your Garden Yard or Terrace by the successful French Trained Artist Sculptor Michael Hipkins
'The Minotaur (Carved stone Bull Headed Man Sitting sculpture statue)' by Michael Hipkins
Description: A Minotaur a creature with the head of a bull on the body of a man Carved Semi Abstract Contemporary Mythical Beast statue statuette Carving For sale For Outside outdoors In the Garden or Yard by the Engaging Artist Sculptor Michael Hipkins.
'Sea Wife (nude Lying Carved Rose marble sculptures or statues)' by Michael Hipkins
Description: Carved Marble Nude Reclining Girl Abstract Style Contemporary Modern sculpture for sale for Outside as a Small Garden Sculpture or Outdoors in the Yard or Terrace by The International Sculptor Michael Hipkins
'The Bather (Carved Primitive Style nude Girl Modern Rose marble statue)' by Michael Hipkins
Description: Carved Naked Nude Girl Young Female or Woman sculpture statue Carving Garden decoration for sale for Outside Exterior display in the Garden or Outdoors in the Yard by the French Trained British Sculptor Michael Hipkins
'Eclipse (marble nude female Awakening Bas Relief)' by Michael Hipkins
Description: A delightful human abstract marble piece by this gifted sculptor carved in low relief (Bas Relief) capturing the interplay of earthly and celestial bodies with his gentle touch. For Sale For Outdoors in the Garden or Outside Exterior display in the Yard or on Your Terrace by Michael Hipkins in his usual Delightfully Gentle Way.
Size: 37 x 45 x 6 cm (height x width x depth) It is a 0.25 times lifesize sculpture
'Spirit of Camargue (Carved Stylised Galloping Horse in White marble)' by Michael Hipkins
Description: A Contemporary Abstract Stylised Carved Heroic Stone White Marble Galloping Prancing Horse Low Relief statuary or statue for sale for Outdoors as a Garden Decoration&Outside as a focal Point in yard Yard or on the Terrace, by the Accomplished British Sculptor Michael Hipkins.
'Mermaid (Carved Low Relief nude Stylised statue)' by Michael Hipkins
Description: Carved Marble Low Relief Mermaid carving sculpture or Plaque for sale for Outside Exterior display in your Garden&Outdoors in the Yard or on the Terrace by the Larger than Life British Sculptor Michael Hipkins who Trained in Paris
'Primavera (nude Carved marble Bas Relief sculptures)' by Michael Hipkins
Description: Contemporary Haute (High) Relief Carved unique Pink Marble Semi Abstract Primitive statuary For Sale for Outside Exterior Garden Decoration or Outdoors on your Terrace or Yard by Michael Hipkins the Enviable British Sculptor
'Rugby Players (Carved Sportsman Soap stone Male sculptures statues)' by Michael Hipkins
Description: Carved Stone Contemporary Modern Abstract Stylized Rugger or Rugby Players sculpture Carving Statuette Statuary statue for sale for Display Outside in the Yard or Outdoors by the Accomplished English Sculptor Michael Hipkins
'Tango Dancers (Carved Black Couple Dancing sculpture)' by Michael Hipkins
Description: The Tango has made a terrific and well deserved come back and people are grabbing the chance of being able to buy art that depicts this wildly exotic and erotic dance. Michael Hipkins has with his usual skill distilled the thrill and excitement into this delightful Minimalist Semi Abstract Carved Stone Garden sculpture of the dance brilliantly.
Size: 46 x 23 x 14 cm (height x width x depth) It is a 0.8 times lifesize sculpture
'The Pink Lady (Primitive Naive Carved marble nude Woman Bas Relief)' by Michael Hipkins
Description: Carved Marble Low Bas Relief Fleeting Female Nude sculpture statue panel by Michael Hipkins for Put Doors Outside Exterior Display in the Garden or Yard as well as Inside Indoors Interior Decoration.
'Joy Ride (Carved nude Riding Horse Low Relief statue)' by Michael Hipkins
Description: Capturing the joy of bareback riding, this is a lovely example of Michael`s work, and will make a fine gardeen sculpture or for indoors. I t has the hint of the antique and the noble art of the Cameo, Whilst it is a peaceful piece it never the less holds the vigour expressed by the prancing horse.
Size: 56 x 34 x 4 cm (height x width x depth) It is a 0.25 times lifesize sculpture
'Dreamscape (marble Sleeping nude Girl sculptures)' by Michael Hipkins
Description: The female form becomes an imaginary landscape as in a dream, where the eye wanders over the sensuous and undulating curves of her body. Carved Marble Naked Female Resting Asleep sculpture or Carving for sale by the Powerful Mood Sculptor Michael Hipkins
Size: 25 x 50 x 24 cm (height x width x depth) It is a 0.8 times lifesize sculpture
'Amazon (marble female nude Warrior garden statue)' by Michael Hipkins
Description: Carved Marble Nude Female sculpture carving unique statue for sale for Outdoors in the Garden or Terrace&Outside Exterior decoration in your Back Yard on the Patio or Poolside by the Parisian trained British Sculptor Michael Hipkins.
'St. George and Dragon (Carved marble garden statue)' by Michael Hipkins
Description: Unique St. George and the Dragon sculpture Carved in Portuguese White Marble. For Sale for Outside Outdoors in your Yard or Garden as well as on the Terrace or Pond &lakeside, by the Very Original Sculptor Michael Hipkins
'Figurehead (nude Well Built Woman abstract statues)' by Michael Hipkins
Description: Naked Lady Semi Abstract Contemporary Unique Little Carved Marble sculpture or statuette for sale for Indoors Inside interior display in the House or Home by The International Specialist Marble Sculptor Michael Hipkins
'The Race (Galloping Horses Low Relief marble statue)' by Michael Hipkins
Description: Three Horses Racing Neck and Neck Unique sculpture fr sale for Outdoors Outside in the Yard or Garden or Public Place by the accomplished and Respected International Sculptor Michael Hipkins
"I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately,
to front only the essential facts of life
and see if I could not learn what it had to teach,
and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived." Thoreau
The sculptures arrived in the meantime and on weekend I brought them home to my private house/garden. They arrived in a perfect condition and when I have opened them I was speechless – Shaun, they look great. I got the picture from you where I could see them before but in reality they look much more better !!! JJJ I am really happy – thank you so much that you made them for me. They will get a perfect place in my garden – I will send you pictures than ! Once again m... [Read more]
Andrea D, St Ruprecht, Austria.