Roman Johann Strobl:
Sculpture "Europe 1993", Artificial Casting version

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Limited, 199 pieces | Numbered | Signed | Museums-Replica | Art bronze| Handmade

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Roman Johann Strobl: Sculpture "Europe 1993", Artificial Casting version

Zeus, the powerful ruler of gods and men, is author of the moral order of the world in the eyes of the Greeks. He gives rain, guards the family, protects the borders. And he is ready to plunge into a romance.In bull form, he steals Europa, the daughter of Phonic king Agenor, took her to Crete, and married there with her.

With his work "Europe 1993", - a sculpture group of expressive dramatism, Roman Strobl impressed the close ranks of European people in 1993. The tension of the outer and inner state of stress, bound to this event of historical value, are expressed in this masterpiece of Srtobl in a very subtle way.

Limited total edition 497 pieces, signed und numbered . Edition in bronze. Polymeres Ars Mundi Museums-Replica. Cast lost wax. Limited edition 199 pieces. Size: 36 x 24 x 11 cm.

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Roman Johann Strobl* 1951, Austrian sculptor

The Hanover-based sculptor and painter Roman Johann Strobl has made a primarily name for himself with his delicate as well as expressive and cheerful and dynamic wood sculptures among art collectors and gallery owners.

1951-born Austrian comes from a traditional family of woodcarvers. At the age of 14, he learned the craft of wood carving in his father's factory. In order to deepen its capabilities, Strobl studied sculpture under Professor Sebastian Cosamale Italian Todi. It was followed by numerous trips to the Middle East, to India and to the roots of Greek mythology in Crete, the sustained inspired the artist in the choice of subjects of his sculptural work.

Strobl experimented with a wide variety of techniques and materials, where the stone sculpture increasingly at the Centre of his artistic career moved a long time. In 1997 he turned to again forever wood as a means of expression, but no longer with the carving knife, but with the electric chain saw with which he incredibly precise created his objects like no other.

Roman Johann Strobl in Action Strobl Œuvre in addition to a number of expressive picture cycles on canvas as well as drawings sculptures made of wood, marble and stone. Since the mid-80s, his works are regularly represented at exhibitions in Germany and Austria. His sculptural work in the public space (Kunst am Bau) presented on buildings in Munich, Hanover and in Austria.

Moreover Strobl was seen at Chainsaw performances, so among other things in the Austrian Pavilion at the EXPO 2000 in Hannover and in Ahrensburg (2001), where he portrayed the Italian sculptor Bruno Bruni.

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.

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.

Bronze powder bound by a polymer. By special polishing and patination techniques the surface of the casting gets a look that corresponds to the bronze.

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