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How Is Bronze Art Created?

27 May 2014, Posted by silverqueen in General

Bronze is the oldest metal alloy known to man and it is ideal for casting works of art because when molten it flows into even the tiniest of crevasses of a mold. This allows sculptors to achieve incredible detail in their work. Man first discovered how to cast metal around 3,500 B.C. – during the period known as the Bronze Age. Many civilizations honored their royalty and gods with bronze statues. When it comes to art, the late 19th Century sculptor, Auguste Rodin, was the master. They say his bronzes were more life-like than the subjects themselves. Bronze is also a popular medium for modern art. Sculptors first carve a replica of their sculpture from wood, or shape it out…

R. Garth – Bronze Sculptures: Interview With The Artist

22 Oct 2013, Posted by silverqueen in General

R. Garth is bronze sculptor living in Arizona and whose work is on view and for sale at the Silver Queen Art Gallery in Park City, Utah. We recently had a chance to sit down with the artist and ask him about his work. This is what he had to say: If you had to describe your artwork to a stranger in just one or two sentences, how would you describe it? My art is strong and full of attitude. Immensely time consuming and detailed. The medium I choose is bronze casting. The people who purchase my art enjoy the real life stories which inspired the work. I do the work I want to do, and if at the completion…