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"The Rust' Three Sculptures by Japanese Artist Aijiro Wakita

$450,000per set

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Three sculptures from the series "The Rust" by renowned Japanese artist Aijiro Wakita, from a very prominent collection in Dallas The sculptures, were created in pieces of corten steel cut at 45-degree angles, welded and ground smooth creating very sharp edges and looks very origami, two of the sculpture stands over 9 feet tall. Aijiro Wakita's works are unparalleled and are in several modern museums of art, many financial institutions, and important collections throughout the world. One of the sculptures caught the eye of executive producer Avi Arad and was featured in the first "Iron Man movie. Images include Tony Stark's / Robert Downey Jr.'s - 'Iron Mans house showing the sculpture. The smaller sculpture stands 85" H x 7" sq.

Details

  • Creator
    Aijiro Wakita (Artist)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 114 in. (289.56 cm)Width: 11 in. (27.94 cm)Depth: 11 in. (27.94 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 3
  • Style
    Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
    WeldedCut Steel
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
    1980-1989
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1980s
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Very good original condition with a nice rust patina. Wear consistent with age.
  • Seller Location
    Dallas, TX
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU878523135882

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    Ships From: Dallas, TX
  • Return Policy

    This item cannot be returned.

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