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Twisted:
Forced out of its natural shape.
Surrealism:
A 20th century avant-garde movement in art and literature, which sought to release the creative potential of the unconscious mind.
Assemblage:
A sculpture constructed from found objects.
Configuration:
An arrangement of parts or elements into a particular form, figure or combination.
Maquettes:
A sculptures small preliminary model or sketch.
Casting:
An object made by pouring molten metal or another material into a mould.
Sculpture:
The art of making 2D/ 3D representative or abstract forms, especially by carving stone, wood or by casting metal or plaster.
Fossiker:
Rummage: to look for something.
Intricate:
Very complicated or detailed.
Whimsical:
playfully quaint or fanciful.
Installation:
An art exhibit constructed within a gallery.
Mixed media:
A variety of media used in an entertainment or work of art.
Bronze:
A yellowish- brown alloy of copper with up to 1/3 tin.
Junk:
old or discarded articles that are considered useless or of little value.
Oeuvre:
Body of work of an artist, composer or writer.
Robert Klippel:
- born in 1920
- lived in Birchgrove in big, old house.
- died on his birthday
- friends with James Gleeson
- sculptor e.g. opus 300
- fossiker
- also did drawings
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