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Sculpture

Most of the sculptures featured here are made from metal or mixed materials. I find sculptures inspiration, just because something does not have a pure functional purpose does not mean it does not have value.
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Articles

Ironwork of Richmond, Ham and Kew

Ironwork of Richmond, Ham and Kew

The ironwork out in the South West corner of London is different to that seen in the centre. In Mayfair and St James I saw lots of railings and balconies. For Richmond, Ham and Kew the focus is on the

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Sable & Ox – providing artists with access to new markets and digital marketing

Sable & Ox - providing artists with access to new markets and digital marketing

I was introduced to Sable & Ox via twitter a few months back and since then have been admiring some of the excellent sculpture, furniture and automata showcased on the site. Sable & Ox work with independent, UK based artists

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Metalsmith Magazine

Metalsmith Magazine

Metalsmith is the magazine for the Society of North American Goldsmiths. It contains a wide range of articles and news to match the diverse interests of the society members. The current edition looks at jewellery makers Petra Class, Barbara Stutman,

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9 lamps from London

9 lamps from London

A selection of cast iron and ornamental lamps from around the centre of London Pall Mall Institute of Directors Large Globe lamp, Canada House, Trafalgar Square Brass Lamp, Imperial Pub, Leicester Square China Town Shaftsbury Hotel White Horse Pub, Soho

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Ironwork of St James, Mayfair and Piccadilly

Ironwork of St James, Mayfair and Piccadilly

Whilst wandering the streets of London, I tend to notice the large variety of metal work on the buildings and surrounds. Here are a few images taken this week of the fantastic ironwork around St James, Mayfair and Piccadilly. There

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Seen around town

Seen around town

Just a few of the things I’ve seen in and around the galleries in London. Lorenzo Quinn, ‘Vroom Vroom’ on Park Lane Genetic Heirloom: Revital Cohen at Wellcome Trust Mechano Robot at the Pullman Gallery, King Street. I believe this

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Welded Sculptures

Welded Sculptures

I was reminded earlier this week that my welding course is actually “welding for artists” so I thought I’d look up some other artists who make welded sculptures. Johan JonssonJeff OwensDerek ArnoldKendall B. Polster – The Weld Guy Raking ManDavid

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Rusty old art?

Rusty old art?

Most shed based engineers spent a lot of effort avoiding getting their work and tools rusty. Artist Tom Deko has however, actively sought rust to give colour and life to his recycled metal sculptures. These can been seen until 17th

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