Pair of original Brutalist Bronze sculptures likely 1970s Etruscan / Italian. 14 1/2” tall Although they appear to be Giacometti inspired, the boy is similar to older historic statues in found in Volterra, Italy. The region was noted for its production of distinctive bronze figurines which are extremely tall and slim human figures curiously similar to modern sculpture. One famous example dates to the 3rd century BCE and is known as the Ombra della Sera ('Evening Shadow'). A sculpture of a nude boy standing tall and with a faint smile. The figure is on display in the Museo Etrusco Guarnacci in Volterra. The female figure is like Depicting a Haruspex and similarly inspired by a 3rd century Etruscan bronze.

Female figure leans forward slightly. Sculpture is not broken-she was handmade at a minor angle. Could be adjusted with circular felt pads below, but it is unnecessary in my opinion.

These brutalist pieces would go quite well in a midcentury modern or contemporary interior. The 70s and brutalist pieces are very on trend right now. At the same time they are inspired by more ancient works and could blend well with antiquities.

ITEM ID
Sc-01
ITEM TYPE
Vintage
COLOR
Bronze
STYLE
Figurative, Figurative Art, Modern, Modern Art, Modernism, Post-War
AGE
Late 20th Century
THEME
Historical, Mediterranean, Mid-Century Modern, Modern, Mythological, Nudes
MEDIA
Bronze
GENRE
Post-war and Contemporary art

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Pair of original bronze sculptures. Brutalist 70s figures.

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