Roman Johann Strobl:
Sculpture "The Reader" (Original/Unique), Wood Painted by Hand


Roman Johann Strobl:
Sculpture "The Reader" (Original/Unique), Wood Painted by Hand

Order-nr. IN-881847

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Unique piece | Signed | Wood | Painted by hand | Format 57 x 21,5 x 29 cm (H/W/D) | Weight ca. 5,85 kg

Roman Johann Strobl: Sculpture "The Reader" (Original/Unique), Wood Painted by Hand

Art with the chainsaw: the Austrian sculptor Roman Johann Strobl is famous first of all for his colorful sculptures, which he created from a wood block with the help of a chain saw - that way he created this unique piece under the title "The Reader." Despite his unusual and robust technique Strobl managed to create the filigree figure with many details.

Unique piece made from wood, prepared from the chain saw and painted by hand by the artist. Signed. Format 57 x 21,5 x 29 cm (H/W/D). Weight ca. 5,85 kg.

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Roman Johann Strobl* 1951, Austrian sculptor

The Going-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.

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