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"Screen Sculpture #62", Abstract, Welded Steel, Outdoor Metal Sculpture
By David Hayes
Located in New York, NY
"Screen Sculpture #62" by David Hayes Abstract Metal Outdoor Sculpture in black-painted, welded steel American modern master David Hayes created graceful sculptures abstracted from ...
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1990s Abstract Abstract Sculptures

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Metal, Steel

"Revolve", Unique Fabricated Bronze Abstract Sculpture, Outdoor Metal Sculpture
By Kevin Barrett
Located in New York, NY
"Revolve" by Kevin Barrett Fabricated bronze abstract sculpture (Please note: allow 6-8 weeks for delivery) Barrett is noted for creating unique, rhythmic, abstract indoor and outdo...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Sculptures

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Bronze, Metal

COLUMN 7-16, Contemporary Abstract Outdoor Sculpture, Stone, Metal, Industrial
By John Van Alstine
Located in New York, NY
"COLUMN 7-16" by John Van Alstine Stone, galvanized and powder-coated steel The sculpture of John Van Alstine beautifully, and powerfully, balances the union of stone and metal, whi...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Sculptures

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Stone, Metal, Steel

David Marshall Abstract Outdoor Modern Sculpture Aluminium Metal
By David Marshall
Located in Benahavis, ES
The Sculpture " Oracle " was created by DM, from sand cast aluminium. It is a unique piece made from a burnout mold by the Artist. This piece is handmade, mounted and finished in ou...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Sculptures

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Metal

"Harp" Abstract, Aluminum Metal Sculpture, Silver, Indoor, Outdoor
By Kevin Barrett
Located in New York, NY
"Harp" by Kevin Barrett Large, outdoor abstract metal sculpture in painted aluminum Barrett is noted for creating unique, rhythmic, abstract indoor and outdoor sculpture and wall r...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Sculptures

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Metal

LUA - Indoor/Outdoor Vertical Metal Art Sculpture
By IKTAM
Located in Naucalpan de Juárez, Méx.
This piece, despite occupying a considerable volume in space, seems to have no weight. Its lightness and transparency allow it to constantly play with the environment. LUA seeks to i...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Sculptures

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Steel

David Marshall Skull Abstract Sculpture " Unicornio " Aluminium Outdoor Metal
By David Marshall
Located in Benahavis, ES
The Sculpture "Unicornio" was created by DM, from sand cast aluminium, a unique piece made from a burnout mold by the Artist. This piece is handmade, mounted and finished in our fou...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Sculptures

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Metal

Grandmother, raspberry color, Melanie Yazzie sculpture abstract metal outdoor
By Melanie Yazzie
Located in Santa Fe, NM
Grandmother, raspberry color, Melanie Yazzie sculpture abstract metal outdoor limited edition of 8 Contact the gallery for color options. indoor art As a printmaker, painter, and sc...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Sculptures

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Metal

David Marshall " Longhorn " Unique Abstract Sculpture Outdoor Wood Metal
By David Marshall
Located in Benahavis, ES
The unique Sculpture " Longhorn ” is a modern piece made from a burnout mold by David Marshall in 2013, sand cast in aluminium in our foundry mounted on steel and recycled wood, hand...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Sculptures

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Metal, Steel

David Marshall " IMNEK " Modern Outdoor Sculpture Recycled Wood Metal
By David Marshall
Located in Benahavis, ES
" Imnek ". This sculpture was created with recycled and treated wood and sand cast aluminium. Its a beautiful piece igually at home in an outside or inside setting. Sand cast in ou...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Sculptures

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Metal

David Marshall " Totem Stele " Abstract Sculpture Outdoor Wood Metal
By David Marshall
Located in Benahavis, ES
" Stele " was created with sand cast aluminium and wood. This piece was mounted and finished in our foundry and workshop in Spain. It is certified authentic by the Artist David Mars...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Sculptures

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Metal

"Fiddle", Contemporary Abstract Metal Sculpture, Yellow, Large-Scale Outdoor
Located in New York, NY
"Fiddle" by Alex Barrett Large-scale, organic abstract metal sculpture in painted aluminum Alex Barrett's monumental abstract sculptures are built with aluminum, and are powder-coat...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Sculptures

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Metal

"Man", Large Abstract Welded Steel Sculpture, Figurative, Metal, Outdoor
By Isobel Folb Sokolow
Located in New York, NY
"Man" by Isobel Folb Sokolow Welded steel, found metal, automotive metal, welding rod Sokolow directly welds found metals creating both purely abstract and abstract figurative indoo...
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1970s Abstract Figurative Sculptures

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Metal, Steel

"Family Ties" Large Outdoor Abstract Aluminum Metal Sculpture, Contemporary
By Kevin Barrett
Located in New York, NY
The unique sculpture pictured has been sold, but a similar piece may be commissioned. Please contact C Fine Art for more information. "Family Ties" by Kevin Barrett Painted Aluminu...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Sculptures

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Metal

Contemporary Modern Outdoor Industrial Metal Lawn Garden Sculpture Rustic Patina
By Sebastian Reiter
Located in Cincinnati, OH
Hand-torch cut and welded freestanding outdoor sculpture made of Corten mild steel with natural artistic patina. Title: Catalyst Artist: Sebastian Reiter Overall Dimensions: 100”(h)...
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2010s Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Metal

Industrial Outdoor Sculpture Rustic Patina Metal Yard Garden Contemporary Art
By Sebastian Reiter
Located in Cincinnati, OH
Large Outdoor Sculpture, Rustic Metal, Steel Rusty Yard Art, Garden Sculpture, Modern, Contemporary, Patina Metal. Hand-torch cut and welded freestanding outdoor sculpture made of mi...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Sculptures

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Metal

Man and Dog, Lifesize Metal Indoor/Outdoor Sculpture
By Normon Greene
Located in Long Island City, NY
This cast iron sculpture is a fine example of contemporary art. Just the silhouette of a man and dog is able to bring to mind the companionship that develops between the two. The f...
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20th Century Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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Iron

Odyssey - abstracted, repurposed metal, narrative, figurative outdoor sculpture
By Dale Dunning
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Outdoor or indoor sculpture in polished aluminum. The figure of a face is constructed from old lead typesetting elements, welded together. A mold is then made and the face - which n...
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2010s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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Aluminum

"Heavy Round Table" Abstract, Outdoor Metal Sculpture in welded steel
By Joel Perlman
Located in New York, NY
"Heavy Round Table" by Joel Perlman Welded steel Joel Perlman has been creating complex sculptures out of steel, bronze, and aluminum since the early 1970's. While minimalism was th...
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Early 2000s Abstract Abstract Sculptures

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Metal, Steel

David Marshall Metal " DELTA FORCE " Modern Outdoor Sculpture Wood Aluminium
By David Marshall
Located in Benahavis, ES
With more than 50 Years since his first exhibition in Spain, David Marshall has shown his highly individual work throughout Europe and United States. The lOutdoor Wood and Metal Scu...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Sculptures

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Metal

"Groove" Large Outdoor, Abstract Bronze Metal Sculpture by Kevin Barrett
By Kevin Barrett
Located in New York, NY
"Groove" by Kevin Barrett Bronze metal abstract sculpture (Please note: Allow 6-8 weeks for delivery) Barrett is noted for creating unique, rhythmic, abstract indoor and outdoor s...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Sculptures

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Metal, Bronze

"Dancer II" Large Abstract Welded Steel Sculpture, Figurative, Metal, Outdoor
By Isobel Folb Sokolow
Located in New York, NY
"Dancer II" by Isobel Folb Sokolow Welded steel, found metal, automotive metal, welding rod Sokolow directly welds found metals creating both purely abstract and abstract figurative...
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1980s Abstract Figurative Sculptures

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Metal, Steel

David Marshall Metal Abstract Outdoor Sculpture "Cabra" Aluminium, Glass, Steel
By David Marshall
Located in Benahavis, ES
" Cabra ". This sculpture was created with recycled glass , sand cast aluminium and steel. Sand cast in our foundry, mounted and finished in our workshop in Andalucia, Spain. It is ...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Sculptures

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Metal

Albert Young Metal & Glass Contemporary Outdoor Sculpture
Located in Keego Harbor, MI
For your consideration is an eclectic metal and glass contemporary outdoor sculpture by Detroit artist Albert Young (22 x 55 x 24). Albert Young has been operating an independent gla...
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Late 20th Century American Abstract Sculptures

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Metal

Territorial Bird - Outdoor sculpture
By Ania Biczysko
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Territorial Bird is constructed from stylized and highly reflective ribbons of stainless steel that change colour and luminosity with the surrounding environment. Abstracted, but re...
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2010s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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Metal, Steel, Stainless Steel

"Primal", Abstract, Large-Scale Outdoor Metal Sculpture in steel
By Carole Eisner
Located in New York, NY
"Primal" by Carole Eisner Abstract, Outdoor Sculpture in welded steel Carole Eisner has worked with scrap and recycled metal for 40 years creating elegant, abstract forms welded in ...
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Early 2000s Abstract Abstract Sculptures

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Steel

"Kearsarge", Abstract, Large-Scale Outdoor Metal Sculpture in steel
By Carole Eisner
Located in New York, NY
"Kearsarge" by Carole Eisner Abstract, Outdoor Sculpture in welded steel Carole Eisner has worked with scrap and recycled metal for 40 years creating elegant, abstract forms welded ...
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1980s Abstract Abstract Sculptures

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Steel

"Circus", Abstract, Large-Scale Outdoor Metal Sculpture in steel
By Carole Eisner
Located in New York, NY
"Circus" by Carole Eisner Abstract, Outdoor Sculpture in welded steel Carole Eisner has worked with scrap and recycled metal for 40 years creating elegant, abstract forms welded in ...
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1980s Abstract Abstract Sculptures

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Steel

David Marshall Modern Sculpture "LIGNITE" Abstract Metal Outdoor Wallhanging
By David Marshall
Located in Benahavis, ES
" Lignite ". This sculpture was created with steel and sand cast aluminium. Sand cast in our foundry, mounted and finished in our workshop in Andalucia, Spain. It is certified authe...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Sculptures

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Brass, Steel

David Marshall Modern Metal Sculpture " ENTWINED " Abstract Outdoor Mural
By David Marshall
Located in Benahavis, ES
" Entwined ". This sculpture was created with steel and sandcast brass. Sand cast in our foundry, mounted and finished in our workshop in Andalucia, Spain. It is certified authenti...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Sculptures

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Brass, Steel

Undulating Trio in White Outdoor Large Abstract Metal Sculpture
By Zammy Migdal
Located in Miami, FL
This large monumental white sculpture is actually painted in three colors of white. The outdoor/indoor work is suited for any environment as it is fabricated from aluminum and poly...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Sculptures

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Aluminum

"Portal to the 8th Dimension", Abstract Outdoor Metal Sculpture, Welded Aluminum
By Steven Zaluski
Located in New York, NY
"Portal to the 8th Dimension" by Steven Zaluski Abstract, Large-Scale Outdoor Sculpture in welded aluminum Steve Zaluski’s kinetic sculptures in welded bronze or aluminum have been ...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Sculptures

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Metal

David Marshall Abstract Wall Sculpture "CIRCUMFLEX" Modern Metal Outdoor Mural
By David Marshall
Located in Benahavis, ES
" Circumflex ". This mural was created with steel and sandcast brass. Sandcast in our foundry, mounted and finished in our workshop in Andalucia, Spain. It is certified authentic b...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Sculptures

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Brass, Steel

David Marshall Modern Sculpture Abstract Mural "Horizontal Infill" Outdoor Metal
By David Marshall
Located in Benahavis, ES
" Horizontal infill ". This sculpture was created with steel and sandcast brass. Sand cast in our foundry, mounted and finished in our workshop in Andalucia, Spain. It is certified...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Sculptures

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Brass, Steel

"Windseeds", Large Outdoor Aluminum Sculpture, Abstract, White
By Norman Mooney
Located in New York, NY
"Windseeds" by Norman Mooney White-Pigmented Aluminum Norman Mooney is a contemporary, abstract sculptor born in Dublin Ireland. He was selected to participate in the third degree ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Sculptures

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Metal

Queen of Hearts, Outdoor Sculpture, Steel, Found Metal, Red, Dimensional
By Carole Eisner
Located in Riverdale, NY
Queen of Hearts, 1997, painted welded steel, 72” x 48” x 48”. It is bright red and created from found metal. It is perfect for an outdoor space or garden. Carole Eisner has worked...
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1990s Contemporary Abstract Sculptures

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Steel

David Marshall "Spire" Modern Abstract Aluminium Outdoor Sculpture
By David Marshall
Located in Benahavis, ES
The Sculpture " Spire" was created by DM, from sand cast aluminium. It is a unique piece made from a burnout mold by the Artist. This piece is handmade, mounted and finished in our ...
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2010s Abstract Sculptures

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Metal

"Dancing Lovers" Abstract Kinetic Outdoor Sculpture
By Moises Morgenstern
Located in Purchase, NY
"Dancing Lovers" is a kinetic sculpture by artist Moises Morgenstern. The sculpture can be installed indoors or outdoors. Measurements are 63" H x 34" W x 20" D. The sculpture is ...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Sculptures

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Metal

David Marshall Outdoor Modern Wall Sculpture Abstract Mural Aluminium Steel
By David Marshall
Located in Benahavis, ES
The Mural " Head Waters " was created by DM, from sand cast aluminium and steel, a unique piece made from a burnout mold by the Artist. This piece is handmade, mounted and finished...
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2010s Contemporary Sculptures

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Metal

David Marshall Outdoor Abstract Modern Wall Sculpture Mural Aluminium Steel
By David Marshall
Located in Benahavis, ES
The modern Wall Sculpture " Front Range” is a unique metal Mural made from a burnout mold by David Marshall in 2021, sand cast in aluminium and steel in our foundry, handcrafted by ...
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2010s Contemporary Sculptures

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Metal

David Marshall Outdoor Abstract Mural Modern Wall Sculpture Aluminium Steel
By David Marshall
Located in Benahavis, ES
The Sculpture " Subak " was created by DM, from sand cast aluminium and steel, a unique piece made from a burnout mold by the Artist. This piece is handmade, mounted and finished in...
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2010s Contemporary Sculptures

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Metal, Steel

Contemporary Modern Large Round Black Abstract Outdoor Metal Floor Sculpture
By Robert Hansen
Located in Keego Harbor, MI
For your consideration is a thought provoking, abstract, massive black steel metal outdoor or indoor, floor sculpture, by artist Robert D. Hansen. In excellent condition. The dimensi...
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Early 2000s American Abstract Sculptures

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Metal

Contemporary White Outdoor Metal Abstract Floor Sculpture Signed Haugevik 1990s
Located in Keego Harbor, MI
For your consideration is a gorgeous, forged, white painted metal, abstract, indoor or outdoor floor sculpture, signed Ed Haugevik, dated 1992. In excellent condition, with a patina ...
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1990s Abstract Sculptures

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Metal

Triangle - tall, modern, abstract, contemporary, aluminum outdoor sculpture
By Stephane Langlois
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Quebecois sculptor Stephane Langlois finds inspiration in the architectural heritage of the world. Many of his abstract sculptures are shaped like the towers and church spires that d...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Sculptures

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Metal

Bewitched - tall, modern, abstract, contemporary, aluminum outdoor sculpture
By Stephane Langlois
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Two organic shapes rise from the ground and reach for the sky in this finely crafted aluminum sculpture by Stephane Langlois. The abstract forms evoke the idea of two humans engaged...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Sculptures

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Metal

Cache, abstract sculpture, white, vertical, indoor, outdoor, contemporary
By Guy Dill
Located in Santa Fe, NM
Cache, abstract sculpture, white, vertical, indoor, outdoor, contemporary Guy Dill is an American sculptor noted for his monumental bronze and marble abstractions. His work is incl...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Sculptures

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Metal

"Spinning Antlers" Abstract Kinetic Sculpture, Outdoor or Indoor
By Moises Morgenstern
Located in Purchase, NY
"Spinning Antlers" is a kinetic sculpture by artist Moises Morgenstern. The sculpture can be installed indoors or outdoors. Measurements are 78" H x 47" W x 44" D. The sculpture i...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Sculptures

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Metal

Eclipse - glossy, bronze, swirling, gestural abstract, resin, outdoor sculpture
By Tim Forbes
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Cast fiberglass sculpture, coated in monochrome bronze gloss takes an organic form that balloons and twists as it emerges from its base. The work sits on a frame, metal base in gloss...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Sculptures

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Metal

Modernist Forged Black Red Metal Abstract Indoor Outdoor Floor Sculpture 2000s
By Robert Hansen
Located in Keego Harbor, MI
For your consideration is a modernist, forged black and red metal, abstract, indoor or outdoor floor sculpture, by Robert D. Hansen, circa 2000s. In excellent condition. The dimensio...
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Early 2000s American Abstract Sculptures

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Metal

David Marshall " Tulimak " Totem Abstract Outdoor Sculpture Wood Aluminium
By David Marshall
Located in Benahavis, ES
The modern outdoor Sculpture " Tulimak” is a unique piece made from a burnout mold by David Marshall in 2015, sand cast in aluminium and steel in our foundry, handcrafted by the Art...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Sculptures

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Metal

Grandmother, fuschia totem abstract sculpture Navajo contemporary,indoor,outdoor
By Melanie Yazzie
Located in Santa Fe, NM
Grandmother, Fuschia totem abstract sculpture Navajo contemporary ,indoor, outdoor limited edition of 8 Base measures 1.5" thick aluminum 36 wide 29 depth tapers to 21 As a printm...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Sculptures

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Metal

Ballast, abstract sculpture, white, vertical, contemporary, outdoor, indoor
By Guy Dill
Located in Santa Fe, NM
Ballast, abstract sculpture, white, vertical, contemporary, outdoor, indoor Guy Dill is an American sculptor noted for his monumental bronze and marble abstractions. His work is inc...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Sculptures

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Metal

David Marshall Modern Outdoor Sculpture Wood Aluminium Abstract "Skytree"
By David Marshall
Located in Benahavis, ES
The Sculpture " Skytree " was created by DM, from sand cast aluminium and hand carved wood. It is a unique piece made from a burnout mold by the Artist. This piece is handmade, moun...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Sculptures

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Metal

David Marshall Abstract Modern Outdoor Sculpture "Lookout" Figurative Aluminium
By David Marshall
Located in Benahavis, ES
The Sculpture " Lookout " was created by DM, from sand cast aluminium. Its a unique piece made from burnout moldes. My pieces are handmade, mounted and finished in our foundry and w...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Sculptures

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Metal

Rectangular Symphony- Abstract Geometric Outdoor Sculpture Yellow Orange Gray
By Zammy Migdal
Located in Miami, FL
This large indoor outdoor contemporary sculpture is painted in car paints and is impervious to all weather conditions. It is a striking contemporary statement of geometric abstracti...
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2010s Abstract Geometric Abstract Sculptures

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Metal

David Marshall Outdoor Modern Sculpture "Kootook" Recycled Wood Aluminium
By David Marshall
Located in Benahavis, ES
The Sculpture " Kootook " was created by DM, from sand cast aluminium and railway sleeper with a steel base. It is a unique piece made from a burnout mold by the Artist. This piece ...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Sculptures

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Metal, Steel

David Marshall Abstract Modern Sculpture " Stronghold "Outdoor Wood Aluminium
By David Marshall
Located in Benahavis, ES
The Sculpture " Lookout " was created by DM, from sand cast aluminium. It is a unique piece made from a burnout mold by the Artist. This piece is handmade, mounted and finished in o...
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2010s Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Metal

Grandmother, Melanie Yazzie outdoor sculpture silver vertical abstract figure
By Melanie Yazzie
Located in Santa Fe, NM
Grandmother, Melanie Yazzie outdoor sculpture silver vertical abstract figure Grandmother, Melanie Yazzie, red sculpture, abstract, Navajo, outdoor, indoor Melanie Yazzie GRAND...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Sculptures

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Metal

Grandmother, Melanie Yazzie, red sculpture, abstract, Navajo, outdoor, indoor
By Melanie Yazzie
Located in Santa Fe, NM
Grandmother, Melanie Yazzie, red sculpture, abstract, Navajo, outdoor, indoor Melanie Yazzie GRANDMOTHER 60" fabricated aluminum © 2018 60” high limited edition of 8 inquire with t...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Sculptures

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Metal

Wormhole - elegant, polished, reflective stainless steel ring, outdoor sculpture
By Philippe Pallafray
Located in Bloomfield, ON
A large cast aluminum ring, polished and reflective on the inside and textured on its exterior elegantly frames the indoor space. Created by Philippe Pallafray and titled "Wormhole" ...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Sculptures

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Metal

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Metal Outdoor Sculpture For Sale on 1stDibs

Surely you’ll find the exact piece of metal outdoor sculpture you’re seeking on 1stDibs — we’ve got a vast assortment for sale. You can easily find an example made in the Contemporary style, while we also have 27 Contemporary versions to choose from as well. You’re likely to find the perfect item from our selection of metal outdoor sculpture among the distinctive items we have available, which includes versions made as long ago as the 20th Century as well as those made as recently as the 21st Century. If you’re looking to add a choice in our collection of metal outdoor sculpture to create new energy in an otherwise neutral space in your home, you can find a work on 1stDibs that features elements of black, gray, brown, gold and more. There have been many interesting object in our assortment of metal outdoor sculpture examples over the years, but those made by Sebastian Reiter, Kevin Barrett, Matt Devine, Rob Lorenson and Stefan Traloc are often thought to be among the most thought-provoking. Frequently made by artists working in metal, powder coating and paint, these artworks are unique and have attracted attention over the years.

How Much is a Metal Outdoor Sculpture?

The average selling price for a piece of metal outdoor sculpture we offer is $7,600, while they’re typically $553 on the low end and $165,000 for the highest priced.

Finding the Right Sculptures for You

The history of sculpture as we know it is believed to have origins in Ancient Greece, while small sculptural carvings are among the most common examples of prehistoric art. In short, sculpture as a fine art has been with us forever. A powerful three-dimensional means of creative expression, sculpture has long been most frequently associated with religion — consider the limestone Great Sphinx in Giza, Egypt — while the tradition of collecting sculpture, which has also been traced back to Greece as well as to China, far precedes the emergence of museums.

Technique and materials in sculpture have changed over time. Stone sculpture, which essentially began as images carved into cave walls, is as old as human civilization itself. The majority of surviving sculpted works from ancient cultures are stone. Traditionally, this material and pottery as well as metalbronze in particular — were among the most common materials associated with this field of visual art. Artists have long sought new ways and materials in order to make sculptures and express their ideas. Material, after all, is the vehicle through which artists express themselves, or at least work out the problems knocking around in their heads. It also allows them to push the boundaries of form, subverting our expectations and upending convention. As an influential sculptor as much as he was a revolutionary painter and printmaker, Pablo Picasso worked with everything from wire to wood to bicycle seats.

If you are a lover of art and antiques or are thinking of bringing a work of sculpture into your home for the first time, there are several details to keep in mind. As with all other works of art, think about what you like. What speaks to you? Visit local galleries and museums. Take in works of public art and art fairs when you can and find out what kind of sculpture you like. When you’ve come to a decision about a specific work, try to find out all you can about the piece, and if you’re not buying from a sculptor directly, work with an art expert to confirm the work’s authenticity.

And when you bring your sculpture home, remember: No matter how big or small your new addition is, it will make a statement in your space. Large- and even medium-sized sculptures can be heavy, so hire some professional art handlers as necessary and find a good place in your home for your piece. Whether you’re installing a towering new figurative sculpture — a colorful character by KAWS or hyperreal work by Carole A. Feuerman, perhaps — or an abstract work by Won Lee, you’ll want the sculpture to be safe from being knocked over. (You’ll find that most sculptures should be displayed at eye level, while some large busts look best from below.)

On 1stDibs, find a broad range of exceptional sculptures for sale. Browse works by your favorite creator, style, period or other attribute.

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