"Glynis Owen`s work travels the fluid line between figurative and abstract art."
In stone, glass and metals, Glynis Owen creates distinctive civic, private and commemorative works from her studio in Hampstead, London.
She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of British Sculptors and a member of the Printmakers Council. An author of books on the techniques of sculpture, she is also a consultant and designer of awards. Her work has been commissioned and widely exhibited and is held in both public and private collections.
All artwork by Glynis Owen BA, ATC, FRBS Contemporary British sculptor
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'Thinking Head (Modern abstract Arte Deco female Head Bust)' by Glynis Owen
Description: In this contemplative bronze head, the influence of the classical is given a contemporary twist. The simplicity of line is contrasted with the flowing line of the hair. The polished bronze gives the piece a lively dynamic in its surface reflections.
Size: 22 x 22 x 6 cm (height x width x depth) It is a 0.8 times lifesize sculpture
'Both Ways Now (Modern abstract Heads Busts Symbolic sculptures statue)' by Glynis Owen
Description: Bronze Modern Abstract Contemporary Profiles or Faces or Heads sculptures or statues or statuettes or Figurines For Sale for Inside Indoors inside interior decoration by The Versatile and Imaginative Sculptor Glynis Owen.
A playful take on opposing views in life. Reminiscent of a Janus head, the two stylised faces stare resolutely in opposite directions.There is an art deco feel to the pared down, simplicity of line and curve.
It is beautifully cast in bronze with a wonderful rich green patina. The bronze eyes are patinated in a vibrant blue, set in a gold socket, to give directional impact to their resolute stare and creating an eye catching piece!.
'Takes Two (Bronze abstract Modern female Male Face Bust sculptures)' by Glynis Owen
Description: Modern Contemporary Abstract Bronze Double Face Head Bust Male Female sculpture statue for sale For Indoors Inside Interior Display by the Modern Sculptress Glynis Owen who writes.... "An Intriguing piece ? look at one face of the sculpture and you see a male face, spin it around and you see a similar face but female. Not exactly a Janus head as only one face can be viewed at a time, but tantalizing nevertheless.
Beautifully cast with an exquisite patina which perfectly reflects the sense of art Deco in the spirit of the bronze sculpture.
Size: 48 x 20.5 x 5 cm (height x width x depth) It is a statuette sculpture
'Caldera (Circular abstract Metal Indoors Inside Circular sculptures)' by Glynis Owen
Description: Caldera, meaning a circular volcanic depression, led to the idea for this sparkling, glittering metal sculpture. Completed this year, it is part of a new series of work based on the sculptor`s fascination with the diversity and unique quality of landscape.
The sculpture turns on a central pivot to reveal the reflected light, colours, texture and detail of each sphere.
'Talus Point (Rectangular Triangular abstract Modern Low Relief Plaque)' by Glynis Owen
Description: Shiny Polished Textured Metal Aluminium Modern Abstract Contemporary Triangular Low Relief Wall Hanging Plaque Covering statue sculpture for Sale For Indoors Inside Interior by the Imaginative Contemporary Bruitish Sculptress Glynis Owen who writes..... "Meaning a large angular fragment. A piece with a point!
A contemporary feel to this wall relief based on a geological structure. Part of the new `Terra Firm` series based on landscape imagery.The eye is immediately drawn to the texture of the patterning of the recessed triangle while the surrounding area of the three panels makes a bright contrast.
'Lovers Roundel (Circular Bas Relief marble resin Plaques)' by Glynis Owen
Description: The lovers are enclosed within the circle or roundel giving a sense of their closeness and exclusivity. The sculpture retains something of the classical with the quality of the cast marble and circular bas relief but it is given a contemporary twist with the smooth, sensuous modelling of the embracing lovers.
'Twosome (Bronze Modern Arte Deco Heads/Bust statuettes)' by Glynis Owen
Description: Minimalist Arte Deco Style Contemporary Semi Abstract Double Busts Heads Faces Wall sculpture statue Panel for sale for Indoors Inside Interior Wall Decoration or Outside Outdoors Exterior decoration by the versatile and Popular Sculptress Glynis Owen ho writs... "Working with the simplest of line to achieve this effective wall panel, depicting a pair of near identical faces. Only the hair differentiates them. One is prompted to surmise as to whether they might be brother and sister, or perhaps some expression of the maleness and femaleness that identifies us all. The simple, flowing lines give the panel a sense of art deco in its concept.
Description: Small little Semi Abstract Nude Interwoven Swimmers Bathers statuette sculptures for sale for Indoors inside interiors in the House or Home by the International Sculptress Glynis Owen who writes..... "The six figures weave in and out of one another, giving a feeling of weightlessness as they swim underwater. In polished bronze the figures reflect the light and you can almost see the sparkling water!.
Size: 20 x 30 x 5 cm (height x width x depth) It is a statuette sculpture It is a 0.8 times lifesize sculpture
Description: Carved Polished Stone Nude Female Girl Women Lady Underwater Swimmers Bathers Swimming and Bathing Cavorting sculpture statues statuary for Sale for Outside Outdoors Exterior display in the Garden or yard Carved by Glynis Owen who writes....
"Carved in Green polished stone, the six figures weave in and out of one another, giving a feeling of weightlessness as they swim underwater. A prefect sculpture for a setting by a pool or water feature.
'Coriolis (Circular abstract Modern Little Small statue sculptures)' by Glynis Owen
Description: Bronze Polished&Textured Circular Round Disk shaped Small sculpture statue statuette for sale for Indoors inside Interior decoration by the The British sculptress Glynis Owen who writes... " A mass moving in a rotating system? This free-standing bronze sculpture turns on a pivot to reveal both sides of the two spheres. Each sphere has a spiral face, separated into areas, allowing the eye of the viewer to trace the textured spiral. The polished sections add a dynamic of flashing light and reflections between the areas of texture.
'Commitment (Engagement Ring and Hands sculptures/statuettes)' by Glynis Owen
Description: Modern Contemporary Semi Abstract Hands with Wedding Ring statue sculpture statuette for indoors Inside interior display by the Intuitive English sculptress Glynis Owen who writes... "This sensuous piece captures the moment, frozen in time, when a ring is placed on the finger as a symbol of love and commitment. The arms entwine and are both enclosed by, but also emerge from the marble block, heightening the sense of an enduring and lasting bond between two people.
?A relief of two life-sized hands, one putting a ring on the other, have the curious effect of evoking both classical and Victorian church sculpture? review of an exhibition Love, Loss and Betrayal, Artists Newsletter.
Size: 30 x 30 x 10 cm (height x width x depth) It is a lifesize sculpture
Description: Modern Abstract Contemporary Stylised Dancer Small Little statue sculpture statuette for sale for Indoors Inside Interior Display by the Cutting Edge Sculptress Glynis Owen who writes.... " The translucent quality of this glass sculpture reflects the ethereal spirit of the dance of the elements. The figure dances, representing the four elements of water, wind, fire and earth. As she dances, she stretches her arms upwards, touching the flowing water as her hair is blown by the wind. A flame motif borders the hem of her dress representing the element of fire and the back of the dancing figure is textured, symbolizing the earth element. With light behind the glass figure she almost seems to come to life!.
Size: 42 x 33 x 9 cm (height x width x depth) It is a maquette sculpture It is a statuette sculpture It is a 0.8 times lifesize sculpture
'Unsung Hero (stone Carved Head/Bust life size Carving statue sculpture)' by Glynis Owen
Description: Carved Stone Semi Abstract Modern Minimalist Black Stone sculpture statue Bust Head for sale for Indoors Inside Interior decoration by the International Sculptor Glynis Owen Who Writes.... "A tactile sculpture, carved from a natural stone, this bare headed man seems to carry a sense of human vulnerability. The tilt of the head expresses a quiet confidence but without expectation of acclaim.
Size: 31 x 23 x 17 cm (height x width x depth) It is a lifesize sculpture
'Teaching Awards Trophy (Art Deco Commission Plaques/Pannels)' by Glynis Owen
Description: `In December 1999 The Teaching Awards Trust set up by Lord Putnam, invited a number of the UK?s most accomplished sculptors to create a piece of history. Their challenge was to produce a prestigious Award which would become the symbol of the recently established Teaching Awards Trust, who celebrate and reward excellence in the teaching profession through an annual Awards scheme. The work would be historically significant, as it would become an enduring symbol of excellence for the teaching profession in the way that the OSCAR has stood for all that is outstanding in the film industry.
Out of that competition Glynis Owen was chosen to design the Award. The Trust greatly admired her sculptures, and in particular, a work titled ?The Thinking Man? which they felt would represent the teaching profession with dignity. The task was then set to adapt this piece of art into the symbol of excellence that it is today.`.
'Stafford Faces (Bronze Wall Mounted Commemorative Panels)' by Glynis Owen
Description: It was described by the architects as an inspired solution to the unusual space that made this piece the winning entry on a shortlist of sculptors drawn up by an architect Rural practice, for their clients.
Shoppers in the mall in Stafford Town Centre are treated to two completely different views of the bronze relief sculpture, depending on from which end they approach. From one end, the architectural facades can be seen, and from the other, the historic characters. In the transition between the two, the panels appear to move like pages being turned in a book.
'Regolith (Large Modern abstract Metal Wall Panels/Plaques)' by Glynis Owen
Description: ?We collaborated with sculptor Glynis Owen who created this abstract aluminium bas- relief with ever-changing textures, complex enough never to become boring.? Dale Loth, architect
?Regolith? meaning the loose material that covers the earth?s surface and provides one of the important factors for most life.
This aluminium wall relief was developed as a large-scale project in close collaboration with the architects who commissioned it. This extensive exploration in creating a memorable, site-specific work, produced a three panel aluminium relief, evolved from landscape images. Cast from graded sands with some areas burnished, `Regolith` changes dramatically with the time of day and viewpoint.
'For the Love of Ermione (Double lovers carved stone statues)' by Glynis Owen
Description: Carved in sandstone, this sculpture was part of an exhibition at Glyndebourne Festival Opera. The sculpture takes the familiar theme in opera, of pairs of lovers. Each character is in love with someone else and following the direction of the eyes, suggests the progress of the unrequited love.
Size: 45 x 40 x 30 cm (height x width x depth) It is a 0.8 times lifesize sculpture
Hi Sarah, opened sculpture today and have to say thank you, it`s a beautiful piece (White Buddha Prayer by Laura Lian) that seems to resonate calmness and serenity, yet the flow of the lines gives it a vibrancy of life, am very happy with my purchase. I bought it for a friend and wondered if the authentication is named could you use her name xxxxxxxx, thanks again.
Mr J. Dunn, Warminster, Wiltshire, United Kingdom.