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Black Sun - Unique Black Belgian Marble Moving Sculpture
By Carla Lavatelli
Located in Rancho Santa Fe, CA
An exquisite 2-piece movable black Belgian marble sculpture. "Black Sun is part of a playground series. The grooves represent areas where water flows and the larger openings are wh...
Category

1970s Modern Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Marble

Studio Greytak 'Loop' Moving Sculpture with Yule Marble, Bronze & Black Amethyst
By Studio Greytak
Located in Missoula, MT
LOOP Ancient alchemists described the symbol ouroboros as “the all is one,” as it depicts a serpent, or in some traditions, a dragon, eating its own tale. Studio Greytak’s Loop, e...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Mobiles and Kinetic Sculpt...

Materials

Amethyst, Marble, Bronze

Two Fixed Three Moving Lines II
By George Rickey
Located in Greenwich, CT
Unique kinetic sculpture American, 1907-2002 George Rickey was an American artist whose Kinetic Art sculptures poeticized the medium of steel in a transformative manner, as seen in...
Category

1970s Abstract Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Stainless Steel

Mobile Movements by K. Vollet - sculpture with moving parts
By Kuno Vollet
Located in DE
This beautiful, contemporary mobile sculpture is made from steel with different moving parts that reflect the light and throw shadows on to the wall and that turn and move with wind....
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Stainless Steel

Essentials for Moving 1133
Located in New York, NY
This work from Linda Stein's Displacement From Home series draws from the tradition of wunderkammer/cabinets of curiosities to highlight the global displacement and traumatic memory ...
Category

2010s Contemporary Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Metal

Moving Balance by Kuno Vollet - Contemporary Abstract polished Bronze sculpture
By Kuno Vollet
Located in DE
Artist: Kuno Vollet Title: Moving Balance Materials: Polished Bronze on black granite base This sculpture moves back and forth like a swing once activated it moves for around 5 mi...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Steel

"Moving Inside Out" Abstract, Hanging Wall Relief Sculpture, Handmade Paper
By Joan Giordano
Located in New York, NY
"Moving Inside Out" from the "Presences" series by Joan Giordano Mixed Media, Caste Handmade Paper (made from Kozo or Abaca Paper with natural pigment), Bamboo, Encaustic Wax, Steel...
Category

2010s Abstract Mixed Media

Materials

Steel

"Strange Cargo", whimsical porcelain black and white sculpture of moving train
By Katharine Morling
Located in Dallas, TX
"Strange Cargo”, by ceramic dynamo Katharine Morling is a whimsical porcelain installation of a moving cargo train carrying cargo flying in the wind. This is sure to bring a smile to...
Category

2010s Contemporary Still-life Sculptures

Materials

Porcelain, Ink

Moving sculpture, 2007, Bronze, sculpture, contemporary, rolling body
By Maximilian Verhas
Located in Munich, DE
Maximilian Verhas Rollkörper Nr. 1, 2007 bronze 36 x 41 x 36 cm Ed. 10 MV/S 44/1 (Please note: due to the artist choice of material slight oxidation of the patina is completely n...
Category

Early 2000s Abstract Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Open Moving sculpture, 2007, Bronze, sculpture, contemporary, rolling body
By Maximilian Verhas
Located in Munich, DE
Maximilian Verhas Offener Rollkörper, 2007 bronze 31 x 40 x 26 cm 12 1/4 x 15 3/4 x 10 1/4 in Ed of 10 MV/S 72 A polished version is available on request. (Please note: due to the ...
Category

Early 2000s Abstract Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

MERCURY LIGHT UP WALL SCULPTURE MOVING DRIPS
By Ronald Mallory
Located in Sag Harbor, NY
"I believe art must be creation itself. It must design itself. It must break away from tradition. It has been a natural evolution for me to make the transition from painting, as I kn...
Category

1990s Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Metal

MOVING FORWARD - a monumental figurative sculpture by British artist Sam Shendi
By Sam Shendi
Located in Shaftesbury, Dorset
MOVING FORWARD is one of a collection of sculptures entitled Only Human. Each is unique and born from human phrases, phrases we use in conversation, the colour symbiotic of the emoti...
Category

2010s Abstract Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Resin, Fiberglass

Zwei Boxer (Two Boxers) - Sculpture, Bronze, 1960's, Sportsmen, Moving Figures
By Hans Schröder
Located in Wien, AT
This small but amazing bronze figure depicts two boxers in the middle of a fight. The artist, Hans Schröder (1930 - 2010), is well known for motives from the world of sport. The movi...
Category

1960s Modern Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

“Moving On”, sheaf of curved ceramic forms in deep browns
By Elaine Lorenz
Located in New York, NY
Moving On, deep brown ceramic sheaf of curved forms press against each other in a rhythmic cluster. Always looking for new materials and methods, the artist has made sculpture in suc...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Glaze, Ceramic

Machine Age Modernist Lucite Kinetic Sculpture with Moving Gears
By László Moholy-Nagy
Located in Mount Penn, PA
A 1940s sculptural "machine" with clear Lucite gears and case on a metal base. Once plugged in and turned on, the gears move, lights flash and bells ring. The piece is similar to the...
Category

Vintage 1940s American Art Deco Sculptures

Materials

Aluminum

19th Century Paris Porcelain Moving Head
Located in London, GB
Pair of Paris porcelain moving head.
Category

Antique 19th Century French Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Porcelain

  • 19th Century Paris Porcelain Moving Head
  • 19th Century Paris Porcelain Moving Head
  • 19th Century Paris Porcelain Moving Head
  • 19th Century Paris Porcelain Moving Head
H 5.32 in. W 2.96 in. D 2.76 in.
The River Arrives At The Sea, A Short Moment Of Peace, The Surface Keeps Moving
By Maja Thommen
Located in Washington, DC
Bas-relief on White Resin, representation of water Swiss-born artist Maja Thommen’s bas-reliefs – a sculptural technique that raises forms and figures above the background plane, c...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Resin

Moving to the City, Concrete Tactile Wall Sculpture, 2015
By Matt Heide
Located in Edmonton, Alberta
Moving from a small farming village to that big city I'd dreamed of for so long. Rilievo Schiacciato is a form of Bas relief developed by renaissance artist Donatello around the yea...
Category

2010s Canadian Post-Modern Wall-mounted Sculptures

Materials

Concrete

Brazilian Hand-Carved Wood Sculpture House Moving
By José Abias da Silva
Located in Rio de Janeiro, RJ
: Piece from the Brazilian artist José Abias da Silva, who becomes from Igarassu, Pernambuco. The sculpture is originally entitled "A Mudança", which means "The Move" and represents ...
Category

2010s Brazilian Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Wood

  • Brazilian Hand-Carved Wood Sculpture House Moving
  • Brazilian Hand-Carved Wood Sculpture House Moving
  • Brazilian Hand-Carved Wood Sculpture House Moving
  • Brazilian Hand-Carved Wood Sculpture House Moving
H 24.02 in. W 18.12 in. D 22.84 in.
David Herschler's "Moving Ribbons" Hanging Sculpture
By Elijah David Herschler
Located in San Francisco, CA
Simple and sophisticated chrome hanging sculpture from the "Moving Ribbons" series by David Herschler, signed and dated.
Category

Vintage 1970s American Modern Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Chrome

David Herschler "Moving Ribbons" Hanging Sculpture
By Elijah David Herschler
Located in San Francisco, CA
Contemporary hanging chrome sculpture "Moving Ribbons" designed by David Herschler, signed and dated.
Category

Vintage 1970s American Modern Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Chrome

Irving Harper "Untitled" Moving Doll Eye Sculpture
By Irving Harper
Located in New York, NY
Irving Harper was a renowned midcentury designer for George Nelson Associates where he designed the iconic Marshmallow sofa and ball clock. For many years he created paper sculptures...
Category

1990s American Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

'Mother and Child' Wonderful Moving Terracotta Sculpture by Benoit Rougelet
By Benoît (Benedict) Rougelet
Located in Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Standing 28.5 inches tall this stunning terracotta sculpture by Benoit Rougelet (French 1834-19-894) represents a mother protectively holding a small child in her arms. The group is ...
Category

Antique Late 19th Century French Beaux Arts Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Terracotta

Val Bertoia's Two Moving Sounds
By Val Bertoia
Located in Dallas, TX
2 brass tops silvered to 2 beryllium - copper rods silvered to brass plate for clear sound.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Mid-Century Modern Sculptures

Materials

Brass, Copper

  • Val Bertoia's Two Moving Sounds
  • Val Bertoia's Two Moving Sounds
  • Val Bertoia's Two Moving Sounds
  • Val Bertoia's Two Moving Sounds
H 43.5 in. W 12 in. D 4 in.
Victorinox Swiss Army Knife Moving Shop Display, 1970s
Located in Stow on the Wold, GB
Original 1970s Swiss Army Knife display. In good working order, a motor runs the knife, opening and closing the scissors and knife blades. Made from plastic. Stamped Victorinox Orig...
Category

Vintage 1970s Swiss Mid-Century Modern Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

Materials

Plastic

Carved Redwood Wall Panels by Evelyn Ackerman for Panelcarve MOVING SALE!!!
By Evelyn Ackerman, Panelcarve
Located in Denton, TX
Carved redwood wall panels or sculptures by Evelyn Ackerman for Panelcarve.
Category

20th Century Mid-Century Modern Wall-mounted Sculptures

Materials

Wood

Red Moving Circle-Out
By Elizabeth Gregory-Gruen
Located in New York, NY
“CUT WORK” is an evolving examination of emotion experienced through the inspired meeting of blade and paper. Beginning with the featureless plane of a blank paper canvas and a surge...
Category

2010s Contemporary Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Archival Paper, Gouache, Plexiglass

Figures Moving In Blue
By Jared Fitzgerald
Located in Southampton, NY
"Figures Moving In Blue" is a seminal work from renowned ceramicist, Jared FitzGerald's signature style of Blue/ White underglaze ceramic work. The essence water and air is conveyed ...
Category

2010s Contemporary Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Ceramic

'Red Moving Circle-In'
By Elizabeth Gregory-Gruen
Located in New York, NY
“CUT WORK” is an evolving examination of emotion experienced through the inspired meeting of blade and paper. Beginning with the featureless plane of a blank paper canvas and a surge...
Category

2010s Contemporary Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Archival Paper, Gouache, Plexiglass

Monumental Fiber from the Estate of Martha Longenecker = MOVING SALE!!!!!!
Located in Denton, TX
Monumental fiber art wall hanging from the estate of Martha Longenecker. Martha Longenecker was the founder of the Mingei International Museum in San Diego Ca.
Category

20th Century Unknown Mid-Century Modern Wall-mounted Sculptures

Materials

Jute

Large Abstract Macrame Wall Sculpture = MOVING SALE!!!!!!
Located in Costa Mesa, CA
Large abstract macrame fiber art.
Category

20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Tapestries

Materials

Natural Fiber

Antique French Balance Scale, Freely Moving & Lovely Scrolling Iron Motif
Located in Atlanta, GA
A French large-sized scrolling iron scale from the early 20th century. This antique balance scale from France, which stands just shy of 4 feet in height, is rustic and charming while...
Category

Early 20th Century French Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

Materials

Iron

SPIRITUALLY MOVING, A COLLECTION OF AMERICAN FOLK ART SCULPTURE.
Located in Solebury, PA
"Spiritually Moving. A Collection of American Folk Art Sculpture", Hardcover: 160 pages<br /> Publisher: Harry N Abrams; Slipcase edition (September 1998)<br /> ISBN-10: 0810963...
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20th Century Posters

Moving Sculptures For Sale on 1stDibs

An assortment of moving sculptures is available at 1stDibs. Frequently made of metal, bronze and chrome, all moving sculptures available were constructed with great care. There are all kinds of moving sculptures available, from those produced as long ago as the 19th Century to those made as recently as the 21st Century. Moving sculptures bearing Mid-Century Modern or Modern hallmarks are very popular at 1stDibs. Elijah David Herschler, Benoît (Benedict) Rougelet and Evelyn Ackerman each produced beautiful moving sculptures that are worth considering.

How Much are Moving Sculptures?

Prices for moving sculptures can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, moving sculptures begin at $701 and can go as high as $34,800, while the average can fetch as much as $4,164.