Thomas Schöne:
Sculpture "Hawk", Version in Bronze

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Thomas Schöne:
Sculpture "Hawk", Version in Bronze

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ars mundi special edition | Limited, 99 copies | Numbered | Signed | Edition in Bronze | Patinated | Polished | Format 12 x 33.5 x 22.5 cm (W/H/D) | Weight 4.5 kg

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Thomas Schöne: Sculpture "Hawk", Version in Bronze

Thomas Shoene, born in Westphalia, combines precise, realistic shapes of his characters with spark idealism, a breath of soul. Through his art he wants to reflect the struggle between good and evil. His sensitivity inspires the talented artist to create the best examples of figurative and technical proficiency.

Sculpture in bronze. Patinated and polished by hand. The edition of 99 copies, signed and numbered. Lost wax casting. Format 12 x 33.5 x 22.5 cm (W/H/D). Weight 4.5 kg. Ars mundi special edition.

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Born 1961 in Westphalia and now lives in Penzberg, the artist has become widely well-known through his book illustrations and productions as well as exhibitions in Bilbao, San Sebastian, Dusseldorf, Gutersloh, and Munich in the European cultural landscape.

His work is carried by the Christian faith, which inspires him repeatedly to artistic excellence. Thomas Beautiful sculptures characterized by a specific passion, supported by masterly technique and deep faith. He creates works with a rarely encountered inspirational artistic sensibility. Expressive of internationally recognized sculptor, graphic designer and painter while staged the drama of the struggle of invisible world between good and evil, light and darkness.

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.

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