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Prelude No. 75 (Black and White Plaster and Found Object Relief Sculpture)
By Paul Katz
Located in Hudson, NY
Plaster, sand, & paint on found objects 16 x 14 x 5 inches This black and white hanging relief sculpture was created by Hudson Valley-based artist Paul Katz, whose process involves ...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Sculptures

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Plaster, Paint, Found Objects

Prelude No. 89 (Black and White Plaster and Found Object Relief Sculpture)
By Paul Katz
Located in Hudson, NY
Plaster, sand, & paint on found objects 11 x 10 x 3 inches Base is pictured separately from sculpture but is included This black and white hanging relief sculpture was created by Hu...
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2010s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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Plaster, Paint, Found Objects

Prelude No. 3 (Black and White Plaster and Found Object Sculpture)
By Paul Katz
Located in Hudson, NY
Plaster, sand, & paint on found object 8 x 2.5 x 2.5 This black and white sculpture was created by Hudson Valley-based artist Paul Katz, whose process involves coating found objects...
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2010s Contemporary Still-life Sculptures

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Plaster, Paint, Found Objects

Prelude No. 270 (Black and White Plaster and Found Object Sculpture)
By Paul Katz
Located in Hudson, NY
Plaster, sand, & paint on found object 28 x 6 x 6 inches This black and white sculpture was created by Hudson Valley-based artist Paul Katz, whose process involves coating found obj...
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2010s Contemporary Still-life Sculptures

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Plaster, Paint, Found Objects

Prelude No. 264 (Black and White Plaster and Found Object Sculpture)
By Paul Katz
Located in Hudson, NY
Plaster, sand, & paint on found objects Rhino: 5 x 9 x 3.5 inches Base: 4.5 x 6.5 x 5 inches This black and white sculpture and base was created by Hudson Valley-based artist Paul K...
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2010s Contemporary Still-life Sculptures

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Plaster, Paint, Found Objects

Xavi Carbonell, Untitled 2019, White Painted Metal Sculpture 2/25
By Xavi Carbonell
Located in New York, NY
Spanish artist Xavi Carbonell born 1971, actively paints like a child as an adult, and leaves all of his pieces "untitled" so that each viewer can create their own story. The result...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Paintings

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Metal

Xavi Carbonell, Untitled 2019, Gold Painted Metal Sculpture 2/25
By Xavi Carbonell
Located in New York, NY
Spanish artist Xavi Carbonell born 1971, actively paints like a child as an adult, and leaves all of his pieces "untitled" so that each viewer can create their own story. The result...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Paintings

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Metal

Contemporary buddha head sculpture - blue car paint
By Tal Nehoray
Located in New York, NY
This beautiful Buddha sculpture is made of ceramic covered with glossy car paint. It is part of an edition of 25 and comes in other colors as well. Easy to hang and will bring color ...
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2010s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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Ceramic, Automotive Paint

Wave by Kuno Vollet Contemporary White Sculpture for indoor or outdoor
By Kuno Vollet
Located in DE
This beautiful large white sculpture can be used for indoor or outdoors. It is lacquered in a stunning white and makes for an elegant statement in any garden, lobby or private home. ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Foam, Lacquer

Three Buddhas - White, Red and Grey Buddha sculptures
Located in New York, NY
These colorful meditating Buddha silhouette statues are laser cut Plexiglas and acrylic hand-painted. They can stand alone, or come in couples, trios or more... This is a unique sta...
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2010s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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Plexiglass, Acrylic

The Screwdriver - Mega - unique handcarved white marble sculpture -smooth finish
By KARTEL
Located in Dallas, TX
This is a gorgeous hand-carved white marble object. The marble is polished and has an amazing tactile feeling. This piece celebrates our connection to everyday objects and reminds ...
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2010s Contemporary Still-life Sculptures

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Stone, Marble

The Screwdriver - Mega - unique handcarved white marble sculpture -smooth finish
By KARTEL
Located in Dallas, TX
This is a gorgeous hand-carved black marble object. The marble is polished and has an amazing tactile feeling. This piece celebrates our connection to everyday objects and reminds ...
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2010s Contemporary Still-life Sculptures

Materials

Stone, Marble

"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...
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2010s Contemporary Still-life Sculptures

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Porcelain, Ink

Pop Art - Sculpture - Art - Fibreglass - Gillie and Marc - Dogman - Rainbow
By Gillie and Marc Schattner
Located in Sydney, New South Wales
Title: Rainbow Lost Dog Authentic fibreglass sculpture Limited Edition World Famous Contemporary Artists: Husband and wife team, Gillie and Marc, are New York and Sydney-based conte...
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2010s Contemporary Sculptures

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Fiberglass

Homemade Hermes Birkin Bag (White), 2015, by Shelter Serra
By Shelter Serra
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Homemade Hermes Birkin Bag (White) 2015, 15”x14.5”x1.5” inches unframed, 18.75 "x 18.75 x 2.5 framed Cast Resin, Edition of 15 Also available in Gold and Silver. The frame is a wh...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Sculptures

Materials

Enamel

White Fairy - whimsical video sculpture
By Davy and Kristin McGuire
Located in New York, NY
Item Description White Fairy in Jar Mixed media video sculpture 14 x 10 x 10 inches, 2014, Limited edition of 25 Comes in a black box that can be hung on the wall or displayed on a t...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary More Art

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Video, Mixed Media

Riverside - Outdoor Abstract Sculpture, Contemporary, Art, Gareth Griffiths
By Gareth Griffiths
Located in Barcelona, Catalunya
With vivid colours and abstract shapes, Gareth's sculptures float between sculpture and architecture. His inspiration, centred on North American minimalist architecture, led him to c...
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2010s Abstract Geometric Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Steel

Brentwood - Outdoor Abstract Sculpture, Contemporary, Art, Gareth Griffiths
By Gareth Griffiths
Located in Barcelona, Catalunya
With vivid colours and abstract shapes, Gareth's sculptures float between sculpture and architecture. His inspiration, centred on North American minimalist architecture, led him to c...
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2010s Abstract Geometric Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Steel

Nazare - Outdoor Abstract Sculpture, Contemporary, Art, Gareth Griffiths
By Gareth Griffiths
Located in Barcelona, Catalunya
With vivid colours and abstract shapes, Gareth's sculptures float between sculpture and architecture. His inspiration, centred on North American minimalist architecture, led him to c...
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2010s Abstract Geometric Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Steel

East Coast - Metal, Abstract Sculpture, Contemporary Art, Red, Gareth Griffiths
By Gareth Griffiths
Located in Barcelona, Catalunya
With vivid colours and abstract shapes, Gareth's sculptures float between sculpture and architecture. His inspiration, centred on North American minimalist architecture, led him to c...
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2010s Abstract Geometric Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Stainless Steel

Angelo Marble Sculpture Stone White Angel Contemporary In Stock
Located in Utrecht, NL
Angelo Marble Sculpture Stone White Angel Contemporary In Stock Gerti Bierenbroodspot is a leading Dutch painter, sculptor, writer and poet. She comes from a family of artists and b...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Marble

Nature White Whale- contemporary animal bronze sculpture
By Mireia Serra
Located in New York, NY
Mireia Serra's little figurative bronze sculptures capture feelings and sensations of day to day lives. She transforms everyday dilemmas into something beautiful that captures the be...
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2010s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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Metal, Bronze, Iron

Broken White Band with Pink, Contemporary Abstract Tapestry, Textile Sculpture
Located in Wilton, CT
Broken White Band with Pink, Linen, wool, and cotton, 32" x 32" (2008). This two-tone contemporary abstract woven tapestry and textile wall sculpture is by UK-based textile artist, ...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Abstract Sculptures

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Fabric, Textile, Tapestry, Wool, Cotton, Linen

Gynoid - Installation Sculpture, Green and White, Wood, Contemporary
By Kayla Rumpp
Located in Chattanooga, TN
This wall hanging s sculpture is part of a series titled Soma. Since her last solo exhibition at Channel to Channel in July of 2020, she has been creating a new series of highly anti...
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2010s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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Wood, Acrylic

Cache, abstract sculpture, white, vertical, indoor, outdoor, contemporary
By Guy Dill
Located in Sante 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

"Peaceful" Contemporary Bronze Sculpture Portrait of a White Owl
By Anthony Theakston
Located in Utrecht, NL
British sculptor Anthony Theakston (1965), who draws his inspiration from the shape and movement of birds, simplifies the birds and omits more and more details until only the essence...
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2010s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

"Blue & White Pitcher #2", Contemporary, Ceramic, Sculpture, Mixed Media
By Maxwell Mustardo
Located in St. Louis, MO
Maxwell Mustardo is a ceramic artist whose highly textured forms are the result of meticulous research into the chemistry of kiln firing. He includes materials such as glass, metals...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Sculptures

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Ceramic, Stoneware, PVC, Mixed Media, Pigment

Ballast, abstract sculpture, white, vertical, contemporary, outdoor, indoor
By Guy Dill
Located in Sante 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

White Swimmer 2 - Contemporary Handmade Glazed Ceramics Sculpture , Man Portrait
By Tomasz Bielak
Located in Salzburg, AT
The sculpture is signed below, inside Tomasz Bielak born in Lublin in 1967. He graduated of The Academy of Fine Arts, Painting and Graphics Design Department in Gdańsk, in 1994....
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2010s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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Ceramic

"White Green Diatom Segmentation", Contemporary, Glass, Sculpture, Optical, Cast
By Jiyong Lee
Located in St. Louis, MO
Lee was born and raised in South Korea. He is a studio artist and an associate professor of art and head of the Glass program at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. He has won a...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Sculptures

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Glass

'Heron' Contemporary Bronze Bird. Wildlife & Nature Sculpture, Blue & White
By Richard Smith b.1955
Located in Shrewsbury, Shropshire
'Heron' is a stunningly elegant Bronze sculpture. Richard Smith conveys so much character in such simple lines, exemplifying a truly wonderful talent. The fantastic richly detailed t...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Contemporary Porcelain Sculpture White Skull Animal Bethany Krull Female Artist
By Bethany Krull
Located in Buffalo, NY
An original sculptural installation by contemporary conceptual American artist Bethany Krull. This work titled The Swamp features a series of individual concrete cups each with a se...
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2010s Conceptual Figurative Sculptures

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Porcelain

'Small White Three Sided Fold', Contemporary abstract sculpture
Located in Darlinghurst, NSW
‘Surface’ is fundamental to my practice as it is the external material skin that captures the essence of what I make. Historically ‘Finish Fetish’ in contemporary practice contextual...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Sculptures

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Plastic

Contemporary Bronze Wildlife Sculpture of a White Polar Bear 'Maximus' Bear
By Tobias Martin
Located in Shrewsbury, Shropshire
'Maximus' the Polar Bear is an outstanding Bronze Sculpture by Tobias Martin. Tobias Martin was born in 1972 in Wiltshire, 12 miles from Stonehenge. Influenced by his idyllic rural ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Large Contemporary Animal Wall Sculpture Alligator Paper Clay Archival White
By Bethany Krull
Located in Buffalo, NY
A large scale wall installation depicting an albino alligator, by contemporary sculptor Bethany Krull, which was recently featured in a presentation at SPRING/BREAK Art Fair in New Y...
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2010s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Wire

SECRETS (Geheimnisse) - contemporary nude sculpture in white porcelain
Located in Seattle, WA
Hand built contemporary ceramic nude sculpture in white porcelain. I was born and grew up in Berkeley, California. My childhood and education were permeated with an activist social...
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2010s Expressionist Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Porcelain

"Steelroot", Large Contemporary Abstract Metal Sculpture in White
By Steve Tobin
Located in New York, NY
"Steelroot" from the Steelroot series by Steve Tobin Large Outdoor Contemporary Steel Sculpture in White Steve Tobin is a world-renowned artist who creates organic, monumental sculp...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Sculptures

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Metal, Steel

Infinity, monumental contemporary white granite sculpture by Khang Pham-New
By Khang Pham-New
Located in Sante Fe, NM
Infinity, monumental contemporary white granite sculpture by Khang Pham-New white granite sculpture for outdoor or indoor installation. Sculpture garden ready with a connected base...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Granite

"White Swan II" contemporary bronze table, mural sculpture figurative ballet
Located in Kowloon, Hong Kong
White Swan is a bronze sculpture with white patina, it is connected to a steel base. The edition size is 50. This sculpture stands on shelf as well as be hung on wall. This sculptur...
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2010s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze, Steel

Leaner 63, David E. Peterson, Contemporary Green & White Wooden Wall Sculpture
By David E. Peterson
Located in Dallas, TX
David E. Peterson is a Painter, Sculptor, and Deconstructive Designer. His "Leaners" are stunning and will add a contemporary feel to any space. Peterson sources each exotic wood pie...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Resin, Wood, Acrylic

'Arctic Hare' Contemporary Bronze Animal Sculpture of a hare. Patinated White
By Richard Smith
Located in Shrewsbury, Shropshire
'Arctic Hare' is a stunningly elegant Bronze sculpture. Richard Smith conveys so much character in such simple lines, exemplifying a truly wonderful talent. The fantastic richly deta...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

'Stoat' Contemporary Bronze wildlife sculpture, patinated brown, orange, white
By Richard Smith b.1955
Located in Shrewsbury, Shropshire
'Stoat' by Richard Smith. Contemporary Bronze wildlife sculpture, patinated brown, orange, white. Richard has exhibited his paintings at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Museum in the USA,...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Still-life Sculptures

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Bronze

Girl in Mini Dress - contemporary bronze sculpture, female with white dress
By Susanne Kraisser
Located in Hamburg, DE
"Girl with Mini Dress" is a small, free-standing bronze sculpture with a white dress. Edition 18, signed, numbered and dated on the bottom. The sculptress Susanne Kraisser is to be...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

White Light - Haude Bernabé, 21st C.,Contemporary Murano blown glass sculpture
By Haude Bernabé
Located in Paris, FR
Murano blown glass sculpture Unique work Signed on the base by the artist Born in Brest and with a scientific background, Haude Bernabé has devoted herself to art since the early 19...
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2010s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Blown Glass

8 Leaves Blue Gingko by Kuno Vollet Contemporary Bronze sculpture white marble
By Kuno Vollet
Located in DE
Artist: Kuno Vollet Title: Bronze Gingko with 8 leaves sculpture Materials: Cast bronze, white marble base Size: 80 x 10 x 10 cm _________________________________________________...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Marble, Gold, Brass

Girl in Mini Dress - contemporary bronze sculpture, female with white dress
By Susanne Kraisser
Located in Hamburg, DE
"Girl with Mini Dress" is a small, free-standing bronze sculpture with a white dress. Edition 18, signed, numbered and dated on the bottom. The sculptress Susanne Kraisser is to be...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Girl in Mini Dress - contemporary bronze sculpture, female with white dress
By Susanne Kraisser
Located in Hamburg, DE
"Girl with Mini Dress" is a small, free-standing bronze sculpture with a white dress. Edition 18, signed, numbered and dated on the bottom. The sculptress Susanne Kraisser is to be...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Girl in Mini Dress - contemporary bronze sculpture, female with white dress
By Susanne Kraisser
Located in Hamburg, DE
"Girl with Mini Dress" is a small, free-standing bronze sculpture with a white dress. Edition 18, signed, numbered and dated on the bottom. The sculptress Susanne Kraisser is to be...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

White Convolution by Kuno Vollet Contemporary Sculpture for indoor or outdoor
By Kuno Vollet
Located in DE
This beautiful large white sculpture can be used for indoor or outdoors. It is lacquered in a stunning white and makes for an elegant statement in any garden, lobby or private home. ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Foam, Lacquer

Abstract Sculpture: 'White Oyster'
By Tanis Saxby
Located in New York, NY
An oyster is a seemly simple creature although through its miraculous structure can create something as beautiful as a pearl. Its outer shell seems impenetrable yet the inside is sof...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Stone

White Tulips and Vase, April 4 - Contemporary, 21st Century, Sculpture
By Donald Sultan
Located in Zug, CH
Donald Sultan, White Tulips and Vase, April 4, 2014 Contemporary, 21st Century, Limited Edition Painted aluminum on polished aluminum base Edition of 25 61 x 50,8 x 8,9 cm (24 x 20 x...
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2010s Contemporary Still-life Sculptures

Materials

Metal

'Alert Hare' Contemporary Bronze Sculpture of a Hare, patina brown, white
By Richard Smith b.1955
Located in Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Alert Hare' is a Bronze sculpture with a stunning life like qualities. Being a unique large piece, Smith has captured every last detail and given this wonderful sculpture life. A s...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Still-life Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Contemporary Porcelain Sculpture White Skull Animal Bethany Krull Female Artist
By Bethany Krull
Located in Buffalo, NY
An original hand built porcelain sculpture by contemporary conceptual American artist Bethany Krull. This work titled Extinction Stack is a prime example of the artist's commentary ...
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2010s Conceptual Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Porcelain

Kind- 21st Century Contemporary Dutch Sculpture of Aluminium
Located in Nuenen, Noord Brabant
Dutch artist Jan Wils makes his sculptures of steel, Aluminium, bras, PVC and others. This sculpture is made of aluminium, painted in a thick layer of black and laquer. Jan Wils ...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Automotive Paint, Other Medium

"Mother Leaf", Contemporary, Ceramic, Sculpture, Glaze, Biomorphic, Organic
By Aya Mori
Located in St. Louis, MO
Aya Mori was born in Aichi Prefecture in Japan in 1989, and lives and work in Aichi. She studied at Aichi University of Education and completed her M.F.A. in 2014 under her mentor, H...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Ceramic, Glaze

Untitled #3801 - Porcelain abstract geometric white sculpture
Located in New York, NY
Joan Lurie Untitled #3801 Glazed Porcelain 22" x 12" x 12" 2014 Artists Statement: My interest is in exploring ways of building structural forms in ceramics. Many ideas for the ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Porcelain

Balloon Monkey (Orange) - Jeff Koons, Contemporary, Porcelain, Sculpture, Decor
By Jeff Koons
Located in Zug, CH
Balloon Monkey (Orange) - Jeff Koons, 21st Century, Contemporary, Porcelain, Sculpture, Decor, Limited Edition Limoges porcelain with chromatic metalized coating Edition of 999 Sign...
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2010s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Porcelain

White Burst 2 - 3D organic feel contemporary abstract mural sculpture in foam
Located in New York, NY
Erin Vincent is a Toronto based-artist whose work draws on a variety of repetitive and labor intensive processes and materials. Things and common objects have always fascinated Vinc...
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2010s Abstract Geometric Abstract Sculptures

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Resin, Foam, Acrylic, Wood Panel, Archival Paper

White Smoke slumped glass sculpture
By Mary Shaffer
Located in Glen Ellen, CA
In "White Smoke," the beautiful slumped glass with delicate veining in white creates a cloud-like effect. Gracefully draping and climbing through the wall-mounted metal frame, the wo...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Steel

American Contemporary Sculpture by Scott Troxel - Polestar
By Scott Troxel
Located in Paris, IDF
Artwork made with MDF, latex, lacquer, enamel, maple
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2010s Abstract Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Enamel

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The price for a piece of white contemporary sculpture in our collection starts at $60 and tops out at $300,000 with the average selling for $2,200.

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.)

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