Sophisticated Mid-Century Abstract Colorful Metal Sculpture Signed Curtis Jere

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Standing 28 inches tall this sculpture combines curved elements of lacquered steel with a group of steel rods into a composition of great sophistication that changes every time the viewer moves.

Curtis Jere is a compound nom-de-plume of artists Curtis Freiler and Jerry Fels. The two founders combined pieces of their own names to create the C. Jere signature. Modernism magazine interviewed Jerry Fels shortly before his death in October 2008. According to the resulting article in the Spring 2007 issue of Modernism magazine page 116, the company was founded in 1963 by Fels and his brother-in-law Curtis (Kurt) Freiler. Freiler was the production chief and Fels was head of design. Their goal was to produce "gallery-quality art for the masses". Matisse, which employed around 300 people at one point.[1] Kurt and Jerry sold Artisan House in 1972.
Details
Creator
Curtis Jere (Artist)
Of the Period
Modern
Place of Origin
United States
Date of Manufacture
circa 1970
Period
Mid-20th Century
Materials and Techniques
Lacquered   Steel
Condition
Good
Dimensions
28 in. H x 22 in. W x 19 in. D
71 cm H x 56 cm W x 48 cm D
Dealer Location
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU216538037443
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