Photostream from the manufacture and installation of a very large snake sculpture by Christian Lemmerz. Sculptor, printmaker and performance artist. Born in Karlsruhe, Germany 1959 Graduated from the Academy of Carrara, Italy 1978-1982 and the Danish Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen, Denmark 1982-1986

The work done by the professional sculpture service center and bronze foundry in Svendborg, which uses the modern 'Cire Perdue' method.

Cire perdue, (fr. 'lost wax')


More about the method via this link: http://shellcasting.dk/index.php/metode.html


The sculpture is mediated by Gallery Franz Pedersen. http://www.galleri-franzpedersen.dk/

Patination work is carried out under the direction of Patrick Kipper USA, Specialining in Bronze Patination & Conservation www.patrickkipper.com

The sculpture hangs over a swimming pool in a private home see the finished sculpture here: Snake Sculpture

Jørn Svendsen, Skulpturstøberiet

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