Meta Morfosi: Zodiac object "Aquarius" - of everyday objects

Meta Morfosi:
Zodiac object "Aquarius" - of everyday objects


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Limited, 499 exemplars | Serially numbered | Signed | Metal cast | Hand-finished | Patinated | Polished | Width 16 cm | Height 40 cm

Meta Morfosi: Zodiac object "Aquarius" - of everyday objects

From the famous assemblages of Picasso, there is a direct way to Meta Morfosiʼs zodiac objects created in 1994. Same as in Picasso paintings, everyday objects of the modern civilization are the basis for the artistic creation idea. "All commodities created by people are unconsciously derived from natural models. I try now to recreate the significance connections, by retransforming everyday objects in living beings," said the artist born in Tirol, at the foot of the "Wild Emperor", about his metaphoric creations.

Sculpture hand-cast metal, polished and patinated. Limited edition worldwide of 499 exemplars. Serially numbered and signed. Head: drainage plug, helmet: water pipe sleeve, chest and arms: wash basin fitting, legs: water faucet and bolts. Width 16 cm, height 40 cm.

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Meta Morfosi, unmistakably a school Italian artists, creates "photographs of the senses in bronze and marble". The Physicality is only seemingly in the foreground. In fact, Morfosi goes to perpetuate those irretrievable ascendancy the emotion. He achieves this with unparalleled realism, technical brilliance and empathy.

Designation for an art object (sculpture, installation), which is produced according to the will of the artist in multiple copies in a limited and numbered edition.

Artist's multiple contributed to "democratization" of art as the work was made available and affordable for a wider audience.

Directions of contemporary art, in which objects are exhibited as themselves and used for artistic composition.

Object art was a means of expression of Cubism, Dadaism and Surrealism, and in the course of their development to the present day had spawned various presentation techniques.

A plastic work of sculptural art made of wood, stone, ivory, bronze or other metals.

While sculptures from wood, ivory or stone are made directly from the block of material, for bronze casting a working model is prepared at first. Usually it is made of clay or other easily shaped materials.

The prime time of sculpture after the Roman antiquity was the Renaissance. Impressionism gave a new impulse to the sculptural arts. Also the contemporary artists, such as Jorg Immendorf, Andora, and Markus Lupertz enriched the sculpture with outstanding works.


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