Friday October 23, 2020

Object of desire

10th October, 2020
Art, Ballerina measures 190 x 70 x 70cm, and is priced at £31,800- £35,000; see gormleys.ie

The appeal of the bronze sculpture comprises much more than its visual impact. The tactile element is all important, as anyone who has ever run a finger down polished bronze can attest. Touch is one of the few senses we can’t switch off. Sandra Bell began exhibiting in the late 1980s and quickly gained a following for her cast bronze and fabricated metal sculptures on the themes of harmony and balance. Ballerina is beautiful, but...

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