Mauro Corda, ‘David (nain)’, 2014, Sculpture, Bronze, Cafmeyer Gallery
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Mauro Corda

David (nain), 2014

Bronze
44 1/2 × 22 2/5 × 13 2/5 in
113 × 57 × 34 cm
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Location
Knokke-Heist
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Mauro Corda
French, b. 1960
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Mauro Corda’s figurative sculptures maintain a reverence for classical and modernist traditions, while also expressing the artist’s voice. Though born in France, the artist hails from a family of Italian stonecutters and received his education at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris. Working in metals such as bronze, aluminum, and stainless steel, Corda adheres to a mostly classical notion of the figure, yet he deviates from historical tradition by placing his figures in unusual poses or by adding unexpected elements. His sculpture The Reliquary, for example, includes a syringe embedded into a gilt-bronze arm. This element adds an enigmatic and poetic quality to the work, and identifies the sculpture as a contemporary object despite its traditional form and material.

Mauro Corda, ‘David (nain)’, 2014, Sculpture, Bronze, Cafmeyer Gallery
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Mauro Corda
French, b. 1960
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Mauro Corda’s figurative sculptures maintain a reverence for classical and modernist traditions, while also expressing the artist’s voice. Though born in France, the artist hails from a family of Italian stonecutters and received his education at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris. Working in metals such as bronze, aluminum, and stainless steel, Corda adheres to a mostly classical notion of the figure, yet he deviates from historical tradition by placing his figures in unusual poses or by adding unexpected elements. His sculpture The Reliquary, for example, includes a syringe embedded into a gilt-bronze arm. This element adds an enigmatic and poetic quality to the work, and identifies the sculpture as a contemporary object despite its traditional form and material.

Mauro Corda

David (nain), 2014

Bronze
44 1/2 × 22 2/5 × 13 2/5 in
113 × 57 × 34 cm
Contact For Price
Location
Knokke-Heist
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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