The Alchemy of Sculpture

The Art of Bronze Casting
Tony Birks, 1998
Softback

Publisher: Gallery Pangolin

ISBN: 1899296204

Dimensions: 28.7 x 23 cm

Pages: 160
£18.95

From the artist's original sculpture, through the lost wax and sand casting processes, to the spectacular pour of the metal itself and the final patination, this clear modern book guides you through a technique with a 6000 year history to its twenty-first century application. Over 200 beautifully detailed colour photographs give stage by stage glimpses into the dramatic journey towards production of some of the most priceless art of our time.

 

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