Dale Dunning Sculptures

Aureole
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 cir...
Absalom
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 in...
Soritical Loop, Sculpted Wall Mask in Bronze and Steel
Soritical Loop, Sculpted Wall Mask in Bronze an...
Dale Dunning
2010s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures
Bronze, Steel
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...
Tattoo - Bronze Life Size Mask Sculpture
Tattoo - Bronze Life Size Mask Sculpture
Dale Dunning
2010s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures
Bronze
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 ...
Elemental Pb - Large Indoor Metal Wall Sculpture
Elemental Pb - Large Indoor Metal Wall Sculpture
Dale Dunning
2010s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures
Metal
Strips of lead are skillfully shaped into the curves and folds of a large, haunting mask by sculptor Dale Dunning. The industrial steam-punk inspired face reflects a romantic sensibi...
Dichotomy - Large Polished Aluminum Wall Sculpture
Dichotomy - Large Polished Aluminum Wall Sculpture
Dale Dunning
2010s Contemporary Figurative Sculptures
Metal
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...
Palimpsest
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 ...
Ebo
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 art...
Cloud 1/7
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 ...
Rapt Triptych
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 r...
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 ma...
Sophist AP
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 ...
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 sculptu...
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...
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 w...
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 ed...
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 interesti...
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 ...
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 Cana...
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...
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 a...
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, othe...
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 t...
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 n...
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 oversh...
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 t...
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 undul...
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, othe...
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...
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 antiq...
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