Jagna Weber:
Sculpture "Hawk" (2010), bronze

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Limited, 100 pieces | Numbered | Signed | Bronze | Height: 21 cm

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Jagna Weber: Sculpture "Hawk" (2010), bronze

Jagna of Weber's shape in supple, flowing form is abstracted and nevertheless figurative, they impressed by changeability.

Sculpture in bronze 2010 edition 100 pieces, numbered and signed. Height: 21 cm.

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Portrait of the artist Jagna WeberJagna was born in 1962 in Dusseldorf, Weber studied from 1987 to 1993 at the Academy of Arts in Kassel. Since then, her work has been shown in numerous exhibitions and is represented in many public collections.

Jagna Weber is a gifted sculptor and creates sculptures of fascinating charisma. In an independent, distinctive language of form, she developed aesthetic characters of unique expressiveness. Extensive smoothing of the surfaces is her trademark.

Her sculptures have something elemental – they are perfect.

An alloy of copper with other metals (especially with tin) used since ancient times.

Bronze casting:

When casting bronze, artist usually applies the lost-wax technique which is dating back more than 5000 years. It's the best, but also the most complex method of producing sculptures.

Sculpture "The Book Reader" by Ernst Barlachs is shown here as an example:

Ernst Barlach: Sculpture 'The book reader'

Ernst Barlach 'The Book Reader' - Lost Wax Casting Technique Part 1

First, the artist forms a model of his sculpture. It is embedded in a liquid silicone rubber composition. Once the material has solidified, the model is cut out. The liquid wax is poured in the negative mould. After cooling down, the wax casting is removed from the mould, provided with sprues and dipped into ceramic mass. The ceramic mass is hardened in a kiln, and the wax flows out (lost mould).

Ernst Barlach 'The Book Reader' - Lost Wax Casting Technique Part 2Now we finally have the negative form, into which the 1400 ° C hot molten bronze is poured. After the bronze had cooled down, the ceramic shell is broken off and the sculpture comes to light.

Ernst Barlach 'The Book Reader' - Lost Wax Casting Technique Part 3Now the sprues are removed, the surfaces are polished, patinated and numbered by the artist himself or, to his specifications, by a specialist. Thus, each casting becomes an original work

For lower-grade bronze castings, the sand casting method is often used which, however, does not achieve the results of more complex lost wax technique in terms of surface characteristics and quality.

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Sand casting

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.

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