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Palimpsest

Dale Dunning

Palimpsest
Dale Dunning
2010s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures
Metal
Repurposed metal type was fused in the shape of a mask then cast in aluminum and polished to create a rich and haunting surface. The title of the work palimpsest refers to a surface on ...
Aureole

Dale Dunning

Aureole
Dale Dunning
2010s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures
Steel
A silent face pressed into strands of steel aircraft cable is framed by a halo of their unwound ends. The title of this wall mounted sculpture Aureole refers specifically to this circle...
Ebo

Dale Dunning

Ebo
Dale Dunning
2010s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures
Bronze
A haunting life-sized mask imprinted with a pattern of dotted lines is cast in bronze by Dale Dunning. From the early part of Dunning's career, this mask reflects themes that the artist...
Cloud 1/7

Dale Dunning

Cloud 1/7
Dale Dunning
2010s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures
Bronze, Lacquer, Wax
A peaceful egg-shaped head rests on its left side in this bronze table top sculpture. The work is lacquered white and waxed to create a smooth, opaque surface. Dale dunning holds a Mas...
Absalom

Dale Dunning

Absalom
Dale Dunning
2010s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures
Stainless Steel
Steel wrenches are molded into a large mask and hair that is pulled back in a dynamic gesture. This dramatic indoor sculpture is mounted on a steel pole. The title of the work was inspi...
Rapt Triptych

Dale Dunning

Rapt Triptych
Dale Dunning
2010s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures
Metal
Narrow strips of aluminum are skillfully shaped into the curves and folds of three masks by sculptor Dale Dunning. The industrial steam-punk inspired wrapped faces that change from righ...
Ineluctable Dream
Ineluctable Dream
Dale Dunning
21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Sculptures
Bronze
Re-purposed metal letters, fused into the shape of a mask with wings then cast in bronze is patinated and polished to create a rich surface. While enigmatic, the title of the work may r...
Sophist AP

Dale Dunning

Sophist AP
Dale Dunning
2010s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures
Bronze
Large metal letters, welded together into the form of an abstracted head are skillfully cast in bronze by sculptor Dale Dunning. The title of this enigmatic work 'Sophist' may refer to ...
The Well

Dale Dunning

The Well
Dale Dunning
2010s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures
Bronze, Gold Leaf
Two faces contained within an open sided cube is cast in bronze in this poignant narrative by Dale Dunning. White patina and gold leaf complete the intriguing table top sized sculpture....
Daedalus 1/7

Dale Dunning

Daedalus 1/7
Dale Dunning
2010s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures
Metal
Repurposed lead type, welded together to form the face of this piece, is cast in aluminum in this haunting sculpture by Dale Dunning. The wings complete the narrative of Daedalus who in...
Typecast 1/7

Dale Dunning

Typecast 1/7
Dale Dunning
2010s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures
Bronze
Repurposed metal type, welded together into the form an oversized head is cast in bronze in this enigmatic work by sculptor Dale Dunning. The head is perched on a bronze base. This work...
Whisper

Dale Dunning

Whisper
Dale Dunning
21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Sculptures
Bronze
Powerful and evocative bronze sculpture - one person is listening, the other is whispering. Both figures are bronze - the patina and texture is different in each. This work is editi...
Letterhead

Dale Dunning

Letterhead
Dale Dunning
2010s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures
Bronze
Large scale bronze sculpture of a human head, created from letters, layered and ordered, suggesting communication of ideas. It has a soft green patina and the light creates interesting ...
Press

Dale Dunning

Press
Dale Dunning
2010s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures
Metal
This steam-punk inspired metal sculpture incorporates Dunning's mask motif in metal print typeface and a re-purposed cast iron squeeze jolt molding machine. This machine was used to pre...
Anemone

Dale Dunning

Anemone
Dale Dunning
21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Sculptures
Steel
Mask, composed of hundreds of steel screws, welded together. Sculptor Dale Dunning holds a MFA (1971) from Cranbrook Academy of Art in Michigan. Dunning has exhibited across Canada ...
Waves

Dale Dunning

Waves
Dale Dunning
2010s Contemporary Abstract Sculptures
Steel, Powder Coating
A silent face emerges from a tangle of thin steel rods powder coated in glinting gold in this tall outdoor sculpture. The face is suspended at the center of a perfect ring perched on a ...
Calligraphy

Dale Dunning

Calligraphy
Dale Dunning
Early 2000s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures
Bronze
Old metal type, welded together to form the head of this over-sized bust, is cast in bronze and perched on a bronze pyramidal base. The title of the work, Calligraphy, refers to an anci...
Tabula Rasa

Dale Dunning

Tabula Rasa
Dale Dunning
2010s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures
Bronze
Bronze sculptor Dale Dunning’s skilled craftsmanship never overshadows the story he wants to tell. Often he presents new ways of looking at the human face – sometimes as a mask, other t...
Capuchin

Dale Dunning

Capuchin
Dale Dunning
2010s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures
Steel
A large scale hanging mask, made of steel aircraft cable. The artist has distressed and roughed up the steel around the perimeter of the face, fraying the ends of the cable strands. Sen...
Kuro Koi

Dale Dunning

Kuro Koi
Dale Dunning
2010s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures
Bronze
Bronze cast mask, created by casting decorative escutcheons used in furniture at the turn the 19th century, and combining them into a mask that challenges both traditional ideas of trib...
Odyssey

Dale Dunning

Odyssey
Dale Dunning
2010s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures
Aluminum
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 now ...
Green Samurai

Dale Dunning

Green Samurai
Dale Dunning
2010s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures
Bronze
Bronze head fashion from cast found objects - the decorative elements added to furniture early in the last century. Bronze sculptor Dale Dunning’s skilled craftsmanship never overshado...
Soritical Head

Dale Dunning

Soritical Head
Dale Dunning
2010s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures
Steel
Soritical Head composed of hundreds of steel machine screws welded together with bronze.Bronze sculptor Dale Dunning’s skilled craftsmanship never overshadows the story he wants to tell...
Snakes & Letters

Dale Dunning

Snakes & Letters
Dale Dunning
21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Sculptures
Metal
Re-purposed Georgian scroll style decorative moldings are shaped into a large mask and cast in aluminum in this unique sculpture by Dale Dunning. The surface of the mask has an undulati...
Akai Koi

Dale Dunning

Akai Koi
Dale Dunning
21st Century and Contemporary Post-Modern Figurative Sculptures
Bronze
Bronze sculptor Dale Dunning’s skilled craftsmanship never overshadows the story he wants to tell. Often he presents new ways of looking at the human face – sometimes as a mask, other t...
Shiro Koi (AP)

Dale Dunning

Shiro Koi (AP)
Dale Dunning
21st Century and Contemporary Figurative Sculptures
Bronze
Using small hand carved wooden escutcheons created by rural furniture makers early in the last century as the basis for the molds, Dunning has created the wax elements and sculpted a se...
Midori Koi (AP)

Dale Dunning

Midori Koi (AP)
Dale Dunning
21st Century and Contemporary Figurative Sculptures
Bronze
Bronze wall hanging mask. One in a series of four different created by Dale Dunning. Dunning often uses found objects as the basis for his sculptures. In this case, hand carved antique ...