Walter Oltmann, ‘Handbell: Mouse’, Sculpture, Bronze on a wooden base, Strauss & Co
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Walter Oltmann

Handbell: Mouse

Bronze on a wooden base
11 in
28 cm
.
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Strauss & Co

28cm. excluding base

Accompanied by a copy of Joseph Sherman (ed.) (1995) Three Sculptors, Three …

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Walter Oltmann
South African, b. 1960
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Born in 1960 in Rustenburg, Gauteng, South Africa, Walter Oltmann’s main area of focus is sculpture, and more particularly in fabricating woven wire forms, which sometimes reference local craft traditions. He has researched and written on the use of wire in African material culture in this region and is deeply interested in the influence of these traditions in contemporary South African art. He has had numerous solo exhibitions with the Goodman Gallery, and has created several large-scale commissions for venues such as the Zeitz Sculpture Garden in Segera, Kenya.

Walter Oltmann, ‘Handbell: Mouse’, Sculpture, Bronze on a wooden base, Strauss & Co
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28cm. excluding base

Accompanied by a copy of Joseph Sherman (ed.) (1995) Three Sculptors, Three Readers, Johannesburg: University of Witwatersrand.
In 1994 and 1995 Oltmann explored the motif of a hand and a sleeve. In these works the upright hollow sleeve becomes equated with the body of a bell and the hand doubles …

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Walter Oltmann
South African, b. 1960
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Born in 1960 in Rustenburg, Gauteng, South Africa, Walter Oltmann’s main area of focus is sculpture, and more particularly in fabricating woven wire forms, which sometimes reference local craft traditions. He has researched and written on the use of wire in African material culture in this region and is deeply interested in the influence of these traditions in contemporary South African art. He has had numerous solo exhibitions with the Goodman Gallery, and has created several large-scale commissions for venues such as the Zeitz Sculpture Garden in Segera, Kenya.

Walter Oltmann

Handbell: Mouse

Bronze on a wooden base
11 in
28 cm
.
Bidding closed
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