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Creator: Bill Heise
Bill Heise Salvaged Metal Cow Sculpture, Late 20th Century
By Bill Heise
Located in Norwalk, CT
Bill Heise, American (1943-2011). Heise metal sculpture, founded 1966. Iron and mixed metal cow sculpture, signed "HEISE" on base. A charming and whimsic...
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Late 20th Century American Bill Heise Furniture

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Iron, Metal

Brutalist Hanging Wall Sculpture by Bill Heise, Found Objects
By Bill Heise
Located in Buffalo, NY
Brutalist hanging wall sculpture by Bill Heise. Found objects, hand executed from found objects, welded The pieces are crafted from turn-of-the-century farm equipment collected from the fields of Vermont, maritime parts salvaged from around the Bay Area, and railroad components, antique tools, and other vintage metal found throughout America. The delicate lines and whimsical nature of Heise sculptures often defy the rugged origins of each component part. Railroad spikes, plough discs, pitchforks, shovel blades, and a myriad of other parts are transformed into birds in flight, cows out to pasture, tropical fish, and a variety of other wildlife forms. And there's always an interesting story behind each piece, be it the eighty something farmer who helped me retrieve equipment from the "back forty," frozen hands from digging a hay rake...
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Mid-20th Century American Brutalist Bill Heise Furniture

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Metal, Steel

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