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Steel Sculptures

The art of creating sculpture out of steel has greatly evolved since its initial popularity in the 19th century. Though steel sculptures are revered for their durability, sculptors often face the technical challenge of cleanly joining the steel planes along their narrow edges, which has led to several developments in the technique over the centuries.

In the late 19th century, academic sculptors used iron engineering to make joints in their works by bolting and riveting. During World War I, artists such as Picasso began to experiment with metal assemblies using wires and bolts without industrial techniques.

By World War II, David Smith and Anthony Caro adopted electric arc-welding of steel and small factory production methods. This is more reflective of today’s artists working with... Read more

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Sculpture contemporaine en acier corten - Signée - Longueur : 50 cm

April 23, 2018, 6:00 PM CET
4030 Grivegnee, Belgium

€120 (starting bid)

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JOHN KELLY born 1965,  Medium Head 2005

April 26, 2018, 6:30 PM AEST
South Yarra, Melbourne, Australia

AUD4,400 (starting bid)

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ROBERT KLIPPEL (1920-2001),  No. 018 1968-2001

April 26, 2018, 6:30 PM AEST
South Yarra, Melbourne, Australia

AUD6,000 (starting bid)

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GEOFFREY BARTLETT born 1952,  Taurus 1997

April 26, 2018, 6:30 PM AEST
South Yarra, Melbourne, Australia

AUD5,000 (starting bid)

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LOWCOUNTRY THOMAS C. SMOAK STEEL SCULPTURE

April 29, 2018, 1:00 PM EST
Mr. Pleasant, SC, USA

$12 (3 bids)

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