Assorted Wire and Tube Sculptures

Here is an assortment of wire and tube sculptures that I made. I assembled most of the copper pieces with soft-solder (with the more structuraly vulnerable points being brazed). The stainless steel pieces were TIG welded

I made the wire-woman on the lower right before I had learned that you needed to clean the metal carefully before soldering, so every juncture was a painful ordeal.

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© 2016 Chris Taylor


This piece looked like Maori face tattoos, and so I searched the internet for a Maori title. The first or second phrase to come up was "He Mata Muha", which if I remember rightly, means "a grim face", a title that worked well.