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Artist:Dale Dunning
Lettered - human figure, gothic, welded cast aluminum letters, wall sculpture
By Dale Dunning
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Letters, words, thoughts make up the form of this large, cast aluminum mask by Dale Dunning. The wall sculpture is powder coated in a satin textured charcoal finish. Inspired by the...
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2010s Contemporary Dale Dunning Sculptures

Materials

Metal

Tabula Rasa - abstracted, gothic, bronze, gold plated, figurative sculpture
By Dale Dunning
Located in Bloomfield, ON
A gold patinated head bursts from its shell of bronze in this aptly titled sculpture by Dale Dunning. Bronze sculptor Dale Dunning’s skilled craftsmanship never overshadows the stor...
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2010s Contemporary Dale Dunning Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Inside/Out - large, abstracted, figurative, outdoor stainless steel sculpture
By Dale Dunning
Located in Bloomfield, ON
A human face emerges from the intricately designed stainless steel mesh of this intriguing sculpture. Ottawa artist Dale Dunning views his work as “objects of reflection and contem...
Category

2010s Contemporary Dale Dunning Sculptures

Materials

Metal, Steel, Stainless Steel

Ineluctable Dream
By Dale Dunning
Located in Bloomfield, ON
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 ma...
Category

2010s Contemporary Dale Dunning Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Nimbus II - rustic, repurposed steel, metal, gothic, figurative wall sculpture
By Dale Dunning
Located in Bloomfield, ON
A mask of steel aircraft cable is framed by a halo of unwound ends. Patinated in dark rust, the wall sculpture by Dale Dunning has a moody, weathered appearance. Merriam-Webster dict...
Category

2010s Contemporary Dale Dunning Sculptures

Materials

Metal, Steel

Tangled - silver, abstract human face, stainless steel and cable wall sculpture
By Dale Dunning
Located in Bloomfield, ON
A continuous strand of slender, silver aircraft cable is threaded through polished squares of stainless steel to create an ethereal mask. The compelling work by Dale Dunning is powde...
Category

2010s Contemporary Dale Dunning Sculptures

Materials

Stainless Steel, Metal

Press - tall, steam-punk inspired, human face, lead, aluminum and iron sculpture
By Dale Dunning
Located in Bloomfield, ON
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 ...
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2010s Contemporary Dale Dunning Sculptures

Materials

Metal

Full Fathom Five - tall, narrative, figurative, bronze outdoor sculpture
By Dale Dunning
Located in Bloomfield, ON
A human figure emerges from a scaffold of waving seaweed and fish in this bronze sculpture by Dale Dunning. The title of this sculpture from 1991 is a popular catch-phrase originatin...
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1990s Contemporary Dale Dunning Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Palimpsest 2/7 - abstract, repurposed metal, gothic, figurative wall sculpture
By Dale Dunning
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Repurposed metal type was fused in the shape of a mask then cast in aluminum and polished to create a rich surface by artist Dale Dunning. The title of the work palimpsest refers to ...
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2010s Contemporary Dale Dunning Sculptures

Materials

Metal

Sentinel - tall, dark, abstract, human face, head, bronze, sculpture
By Dale Dunning
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Ottawa born sculptor Dale Dunning has explored the image of the ‘human head’—a universal, gender-less face for most of his career. In this beautifully cast bronze piece, a narrowed f...
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1980s Contemporary Dale Dunning Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

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...
Category

2010s Contemporary Dale Dunning Sculptures

Materials

Aluminum

Aura II - abstracted, repurposed metal, gothic, figurative wall sculpture
By Dale Dunning
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Steel cans are flattened and shaped into this unique, powder coated chrome mask by Dale Dunning. Dale Dunning (b. Ottawa, ON) holds a Master of Fine Arts Degree from Cranbrook Aca...
Category

2010s Contemporary Dale Dunning Sculptures

Materials

Steel

Cloud 1/7 - soft, smooth, calming, human face, white lacquered bronze sculpture
By Dale Dunning
Located in Bloomfield, ON
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 ...
Category

2010s Contemporary Dale Dunning Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Radiant - silver, abstract human face, steel aircraft cable wall sculpture
By Dale Dunning
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Strands of steel aircraft cable are woven into a silent, glittering mask by sculptor Dale Dunning. Strand ends frame the mask like a radiant, glimmering halo. Canadian sculptor Dale...
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2010s Contemporary Dale Dunning Sculptures

Materials

Steel

The Well
By Dale Dunning
Located in Bloomfield, ON
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 sculptu...
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2010s Contemporary Dale Dunning Sculptures

Materials

Gold Leaf, Bronze

Soritical Loop - rustic, repurposed steel, gothic, figurative wall sculpture
By Dale Dunning
Located in Bloomfield, ON
A continuous ribbon of machine screws edged in bronze is shaped into a large lacy mask by Dale Dunning. The title derives from the Sorites paradox also known as the paradox of the he...
Category

2010s Contemporary Dale Dunning Sculptures

Materials

Bronze, Steel

Daedalus 2/7 - abstracted, repurposed metal, gothic, figurative wall sculpture
By Dale Dunning
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Repurposed lead type, welded together to form the haunted face of this piece, is cast in aluminum by Dale Dunning. The addition of wings complete the narrative in this piece of Daeda...
Category

2010s Contemporary Dale Dunning Sculptures

Materials

Metal

Rapt Triptych - Large, figurative, masks, tryptic aluminum wall sculpture
By Dale Dunning
Located in Bloomfield, ON
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 r...
Category

2010s Contemporary Dale Dunning Sculptures

Materials

Metal

Sophist AP - abstracted, repurposed metal, gothic, bronze figurative sculpture
By Dale Dunning
Located in Bloomfield, ON
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 ...
Category

2010s Contemporary Dale Dunning Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Calligraphy - abstracted, repurposed metal, gothic, bronze figurative sculpture
By Dale Dunning
Located in Bloomfield, ON
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 by sculptor Dale Dunning. The title of the work, Ca...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Dale Dunning Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Snakes & Letters - repurposed metal, gothic, aluminum figurative wall sculpture
By Dale Dunning
Located in Bloomfield, ON
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 undul...
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2010s Contemporary Dale Dunning Sculptures

Materials

Metal

Green Samurai - patinated, rustic, baroque, figurative, bronze wall sculpture
By Dale Dunning
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Bronze head fashion from cast found objects - the decorative elements added to furniture early in the last century. This piece is cast using elements of wood molding to create a mask...
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2010s Contemporary Dale Dunning Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Kuro Koi AP - black, rustic, baroque, face, figurative, bronze wall sculpture
By Dale Dunning
Located in Bloomfield, ON
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 t...
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2010s Contemporary Dale Dunning Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Midori Koi (AP)
By Dale Dunning
Located in Bloomfield, ON
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 antiq...
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2010s Contemporary Dale Dunning Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Shiro Koi AP - white, rustic, baroque, face, figurative, bronze wall sculpture
By Dale Dunning
Located in Bloomfield, ON
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...
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2010s Contemporary Dale Dunning Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Akai Koi AP - red, rustic, baroque, face, figurative, bronze wall sculpture
By Dale Dunning
Located in Bloomfield, ON
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, othe...
Category

2010s Contemporary Dale Dunning Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

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Inside/Out - large, abstracted, figurative, outdoor stainless steel sculpture
By Dale Dunning
Located in Bloomfield, ON
A human face emerges from the intricately designed stainless steel mesh of this intriguing sculpture. Ottawa artist Dale Dunning views his work as “objects of reflection and contem...
Category

2010s Contemporary Dale Dunning Sculptures

Materials

Metal, Steel, Stainless Steel

Nimbus II - rustic, repurposed steel, metal, gothic, figurative wall sculpture
By Dale Dunning
Located in Bloomfield, ON
A mask of steel aircraft cable is framed by a halo of unwound ends. Patinated in dark rust, the wall sculpture by Dale Dunning has a moody, weathered appearance. Merriam-Webster dict...
Category

2010s Contemporary Dale Dunning Sculptures

Materials

Metal, Steel

Aura II - abstracted, repurposed metal, gothic, figurative wall sculpture
By Dale Dunning
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Steel cans are flattened and shaped into this unique, powder coated chrome mask by Dale Dunning. Dale Dunning (b. Ottawa, ON) holds a Master of Fine Arts Degree from Cranbrook Aca...
Category

2010s Contemporary Dale Dunning Sculptures

Materials

Steel

Soritical Loop - rustic, repurposed steel, gothic, figurative wall sculpture
By Dale Dunning
Located in Bloomfield, ON
A continuous ribbon of machine screws edged in bronze is shaped into a large lacy mask by Dale Dunning. The title derives from the Sorites paradox also known as the paradox of the he...
Category

2010s Contemporary Dale Dunning Sculptures

Materials

Bronze, Steel

Full Fathom Five - tall, narrative, figurative, bronze outdoor sculpture
By Dale Dunning
Located in Bloomfield, ON
A human figure emerges from a scaffold of waving seaweed and fish in this bronze sculpture by Dale Dunning. The title of this sculpture from 1991 is a popular catch-phrase originatin...
Category

1990s Contemporary Dale Dunning Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Rapt Triptych - Large, figurative, masks, tryptic aluminum wall sculpture
By Dale Dunning
Located in Bloomfield, ON
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 r...
Category

2010s Contemporary Dale Dunning Sculptures

Materials

Metal

Radiant - silver, abstract human face, steel aircraft cable wall sculpture
By Dale Dunning
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Strands of steel aircraft cable are woven into a silent, glittering mask by sculptor Dale Dunning. Strand ends frame the mask like a radiant, glimmering halo. Canadian sculptor Dale...
Category

2010s Contemporary Dale Dunning Sculptures

Materials

Steel

Tangled - silver, abstract human face, stainless steel and cable wall sculpture
By Dale Dunning
Located in Bloomfield, ON
A continuous strand of slender, silver aircraft cable is threaded through polished squares of stainless steel to create an ethereal mask. The compelling work by Dale Dunning is powde...
Category

2010s Contemporary Dale Dunning Sculptures

Materials

Stainless Steel, Metal

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...
Category

2010s Contemporary Dale Dunning Sculptures

Materials

Aluminum

Cloud 1/7 - soft, smooth, calming, human face, white lacquered bronze sculpture
By Dale Dunning
Located in Bloomfield, ON
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 ...
Category

2010s Contemporary Dale Dunning Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Daedalus 2/7 - abstracted, repurposed metal, gothic, figurative wall sculpture
By Dale Dunning
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Repurposed lead type, welded together to form the haunted face of this piece, is cast in aluminum by Dale Dunning. The addition of wings complete the narrative in this piece of Daeda...
Category

2010s Contemporary Dale Dunning Sculptures

Materials

Metal

Sophist AP - abstracted, repurposed metal, gothic, bronze figurative sculpture
By Dale Dunning
Located in Bloomfield, ON
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 ...
Category

2010s Contemporary Dale Dunning Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Previously Available Items
Murmuration - tall, metal, abstracted human face, aluminum sculpture
By Dale Dunning
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Murmuration is constructed from numerous laser-cut aluminum letters. Their formation into an abstracted face looks as though it is disintegrating into the wind and harkens the poetic...
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2010s Contemporary Dale Dunning Sculptures

Materials

Metal

Letterhead
By Dale Dunning
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Letters, words, thoughts make up the form of this cast bronze human head by Dale Dunning. Cast from a collection of letters, this sculpture has taken on a natural green patina called...
Category

2010s Contemporary Dale Dunning Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

  • Letterhead
  • Letterhead
  • Letterhead
  • Letterhead
H 27 in. W 26 in. D 17 in.
Dichotomy - Large Polished Aluminum Wall Sculpture
By Dale Dunning
Located in Bloomfield, ON
A large, striped mask in polished aluminum is set in a peaceful quiet expression by Dale Dunning. This wall sculpture is the artist's proof from an edition of 9. "The head that I emp...
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2010s Contemporary Dale Dunning Sculptures

Materials

Metal

Whisper 3/7 - human face, narrative, patinated bronze figurative sculpture
By Dale Dunning
Located in Bloomfield, ON
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 editio...
Category

2010s Contemporary Dale Dunning Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Soritical Silver
By Dale Dunning
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Hundreds of steel machine screws are pressed and welded into the shape of a large spiky mask in this haunting sculpture by Dale Dunning. The wall mounted, silent face is powder coate...
Category

2010s Contemporary Dale Dunning Sculptures

Materials

Metal, Stainless Steel

  • Soritical Silver
  • Soritical Silver
  • Soritical Silver
  • Soritical Silver
H 30 in. W 19 in. D 10 in.
Triangulum
By Dale Dunning
Located in Bloomfield, ON
A patchwork of steel machine screws becomes a contemplative, silent mask -- powder coated in polished chrome, this wall sculpture by Dale Dunning glitters in the light. Dale Dunning...
Category

2010s Contemporary Dale Dunning Sculptures

Materials

Steel

  • Triangulum
  • Triangulum
  • Triangulum
  • Triangulum
H 28 in. W 17 in. D 9 in.
Absalom
By Dale Dunning
Located in Bloomfield, ON
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 in...
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2010s Contemporary Dale Dunning Sculptures

Materials

Stainless Steel

  • Absalom
  • Absalom
  • Absalom
  • Absalom
H 87.5 in. W 25 in. D 25 in.
Soritical Red
By Dale Dunning
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Hundreds of machine screws are pressed and welded into the shape of a large spiky mask in this haunting sculpture by Dale Dunning. The wall mounted, silent face is powder coated in a...
Category

2010s Contemporary Dale Dunning Sculptures

Materials

Stainless Steel

  • Soritical Red
  • Soritical Red
  • Soritical Red
  • Soritical Red
H 30 in. W 19 in. D 10 in.
Aureole
By Dale Dunning
Located in Bloomfield, ON
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 cir...
Category

2010s Contemporary Dale Dunning Sculptures

Materials

Steel

  • Aureole
  • Aureole
  • Aureole
  • Aureole
H 36 in. W 36 in. D 10 in.
Tattoo - Bronze Life Size Mask Sculpture
By Dale Dunning
Located in Bloomfield, ON
A haunting life-sized mask stamped or tattooed with a pattern of triangles is cast in bronze by Dale Dunning. From the early part of Dunning's career, this mask reflects themes that ...
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2010s Contemporary Dale Dunning Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Herringbone
By Dale Dunning
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Hundreds of machine screws and bronze are skillfully shaped to create the folds and curves of a large mask. The silent face, its eyes closed, exudes a darkly romantic sensibility tha...
Category

2010s Contemporary Dale Dunning Sculptures

Materials

Bronze, Steel

  • Herringbone
  • Herringbone
  • Herringbone
  • Herringbone
H 27 in. W 18 in. D 10 in.
Third Eye Ripples
By Dale Dunning
Located in Bloomfield, ON
Rows of polished screws define the contours of a large face merging into concentric circles around a glass stone at the forehead. The title of this contemplative bronze and steel wal...
Category

2010s Contemporary Dale Dunning Sculptures

Materials

Bronze, Steel

  • Third Eye Ripples
  • Third Eye Ripples
  • Third Eye Ripples
  • Third Eye Ripples
H 28 in. W 17 in. D 9 in.

Dale Dunning sculptures for sale on 1stDibs

1stDibs offers a wide variety of authentic Dale Dunning sculptures for sale. You can also browse through art by Dale Dunning in metal, bronze, steel and more by medium. Much of this artist's original work was created during the 21st Century and Contemporary, and is mostly associated with the Contemporary style. Not every interior allows for large Dale Dunning sculptures, so small editions measuring 10 inches across are available. Customers who are interested in this artist might also find the work of Philippe Pallafray, Brandon Vickerd and Nicholas Crombach. On 1stDibs, the price for these items starts at US$7,500 and tops out at US$45,000, while the average work can sell for US$11,250.