Brutalist Mixed Metal Wall Sculpture, by John Risley
Lively, hand-made, patinated metal wall sculpture by John Risley about 1965-1970. This has a gorgeous painterly surface with drips and swirls of brass and bronze on a darker steel base. The layered metal shapes give it great texture and interest. It is spiky, but not jagged, with some patches that are shiny and others that are earthy - a wonderful and unique piece. Titled "The Queen's Necklace."
John Risley (1919 - 2002), a listed artist, was an accomplished sculptor and long-time Wesleyan art professor. Risley is also known for designing whimsical metal furniture that was factory made. This piece bears a paper label on the back "Risley" and the handwritten title of the work. The sculpture is brutalist in style, with a lightness of spirit and warmth typical of Risley.
WIDTH: 53 in | HEIGHT: 24 in | DEPTH: 2¾ in
Starting at $75. This seller prefers to quote shipping price after determining your location.
Domestic shipping within the 48 continental states is quoted on each item via FedEx or White Glove delivery.
International shipping can be arranged upon request.
Delivery times will vary depending on the locations of origin and delivery, packing requirements, and the method of shipping used.
Once your order is processed, you will be notified of shipping status and given an estimated time of delivery.
We accept payment by Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover through our secure portal. We also accept payment via check, money order, or wire transfer. All payment options are available at checkout.