ESSAY: Irony is a tactic of indirection: it works by implied or suggested contrasts. Verbal irony hinges on a difference between what is said and what is meant; dramatic irony relies on a difference between what the audience knows and what a character knows. Visual irony can spring from the difference between the apparent and the actual. Michael Hansel`s own declared intention `to satirize function`, by juxtaposing natural and mechanical elements, hints at one source of irony in his work. Irony is inherently complimentary to the recipient: it s...
All artwork by Mike Hansel MFA Contemporary American sculptor
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'Affiliation (Large Contemporary abstract Steel statues)' by Mike Hansel
Description: Big or Large Steel Fabricated Swirling Tubes and Pipes Contemporary Abstract Sculpture For Sale fabricated using mild steel. Suitable for Outside Garden Yard or Public space locations by Mike Hansel The Visionary American Modern Sculptor
'Cause and Effect (Very Large Contemporary abstract statue)' by Mike Hansel
Description: Very Large Abstract Contemporary Modern Mechanical Looking Stainless Aluminum sculpture For Sale or as a basis for Commission of a Sculpture fabricated using aluminium. This piece can be disassembled into three parts. The interior bolting system is hidden seamlessly.Another design Masterpiece by The American Sculptor Mike Hansel.
'All Cylinders (stainless Steel Tube abstract outdoor sculptures)' by Mike Hansel
Description: Large Looped Abstract Contemporary Modern Statue For Sale Fabricated using 10 gauge Looped Artistically Tubular Stainless Steel for Exterior display in your Garden yard or Park by The Highly Successful&Original American Sculptor Mike Hansel.
'Tri-Passage (6Ft Tubular abstract Contemporary Big statue)' by Mike Hansel
Description: Large Abstract Contemporary Tubular Mild Steel Sculpture for sale or Commission for Outside display in your Garden Yard or Park fabricated with Mild Steel by the American Sculptor Mike Hansel.
'Inflatable Solid (Large abstract Contemporary Modern Outdoor statue)' by Mike Hansel
Description: Abstract Modern Contemporary Tubular Fabricated Statue Sculpture For Sale For Outside Outdoor External Display in the Yard Park and Garden fabricated using Mild Steel.The six legs are removable for shipping.By Mike Hanse
'Small Innerchange (abstract Steel Minimalist Contemporary Yard statue)' by Mike Hansel
Description: Little Steel and Wood Modern Contemporary Abstract sculpture made of steel and wood. sculptures or Statues for sale for Outside display In the Garden Back yard as well medium sized for Interior Display by the sculptor Mike Hansel
The sculptures (Fiddleheads Male and Female) arrived this morning and look fantastic. If you could pass on my thanks to the artist (Oliver Strong), I would be most grateful. Many thanks for your assistance,
Nicholas Shipton, Beds. Gt. Britain, United Kingdom.