Earlier this year the 8ft. Bronze memorial by James Earl Reid was vandalized and the two reliefs on the pedestal base were damaged.
"God Bless the Child" and "Strange Fruit" based on songs by Holiday.
Sculptor and foundry friend James Earl Reid stopped by to inspect the waxes before investment for casting.
Artist and foundry friend Wolfgang Finger is the subject of this amazing video by musician and videographer Adams Eberwein. Check out more at Wolfgang's website: www.naturesart-wolfgang.com
Washington D.C. Artist and figurative sculptor Steven Weitzman of Weitzman Studio came by today to inspect and work on his 8 ft. wax.
The sculpture of the former controversial D.C. mayor will reside outside the John A. Wilson building at 1330 Pennsylvania Avenue. The dedication is scheduled for March.
In Washington DC.
Artist Jennifer Frudakis-Petry came to the foundry today to inspect the wax of her seven foot sculpture.
Emlen Tunnell, (March 29, 1925 - July 22, 1975) was the first African American to play for the New York Giants, served during WWII, and also played for the Green Bay Packers.
Jennifer arrived with committee members and a photographer.
The finished statue will be unveiled early next year in Radnor, PA were Tunnell was from
From the past few months is paying off!
Thanks to Jamie Lester and Vivat Hongpong for the wonderful pictures of your finished work!
Here's the video in case you missed it.
On May 14, 2017 at Laran Bronze fine art foundry over a hundred local buddhists and monks from Thailand joined us. There was a ceremony and prayers. Many even tossed personal belongings (gold) into the crucible.