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Bamboo sculpture

A low polygon.

Low polygon sculptures have become a genre of its own, The polygonal brutalist genre emerged after the second world war, particularly in the eastern block. Many examples are still exhibited in many cities and parks in Poland and the former USSR. It has since acquired its letters
of nobility…..

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Torso, female, acrylic, black and white

A New Roxie…

This one is an edition of 20 recently released.
At 60 cm tall (plus the base) she is spectacular.
To limit the weight, I have made it hollow and filled it with polyurethane expanding foam for added strenght.
You see her here mounted on a bare timber base. It can be painted in enamel of any colour…

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Forward slash, winner Parkin Prize 2020

The same typewriter character repeated to cover the same area of paper and titled with the same name “forward slash”.
These similarities are not similarities, they are the exact same thing. The entire work is an exact copy of an earlier work by another artist.
Is this an extraordinary coincidence or is this straight plagiarism?

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Bungendore Wood Works – RETURNING and NEW Makers/Artists

RETURNING and NEW Makers/Artists

We are a fire, smoke and road closure Kings Highway affected business and we are doing the best we can, given these circumstances.

On behalf of all the Kings Highway Businesses, we sure would like to see more visitors and do appreciate the ones we have seen.

We will, and are continuing to source a diversity of furniture styles from new and returning makers who, by the very mature of what they are doing, are always struggling to make a go of it.

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wood sculpture of a nude woman doing a yoga headstand

Je mord

Question :
J’ai déjà vu ce type de réalisations…impression 3D… Découpe et fraisage 3D, à Carrare y en a plein. Ça existe depuis 20 ans… Aucun intérêt artistique mais plutôt une machine qui fait un travail. Une machine qui fraise fait toutes sortes de travaux… Pièce d’usinage rien d’autre… Aucun intérêt artistique…

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my studio

My Studio

The studio of New Zealand sculptor Olivier Duhamel.
You are most welcome to visit my studio. I really enjoy showing people around. Give me call first to make sure I am at work. (I am most days, most of the time)

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Bronze is solid

When you consider the destructive power of an atomic bomb and that of a tsunami, one obvious question immediately comes to mind…

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Bronze casting manual

Bronze casting manual

Bronze Casting Manual: Cast your own small bronze. A complete tutorial taking you step by step through an easily achievable casting project for professional sculptors and hobbyists. Paperback

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Ponsonby News

Ponsonby News

Many artists make sacrifices for their oeuvre and lead very frugal lives. Olivier is no
exception but he has a family to support so he goes down all sorts of other avenues
to generate extra income

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Jeff Koons

Jeff Koons

The office manager of Jeff Koons LLC. in New York commissioned me to make and cast a series of sculptures for one of their project.

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Body casting manual

Body Casting Manual

A complete body casting tutorial explaining in details how to make a realistic, life size and very elegant plaster sculpture of someone’s torso (or any other body part.) Paperback – February 9, 2010

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