Bill Mack

Bill Mack 3D Virtual Relief, "Devotion" AP 3/50

$1,750.00
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Description

Artist: Bill Mack
Title: Devotion
Year: 1998
Medium: 3D Virtual Relief
Edition: AP 3/50
Image Size: 26 1/4" x 24"
Frame Size: 34 1/2" x 32"
Condition: The piece is in perfect condition with wear on the frame shown in the photos. This piece is listed at best offer. The first to meet our bottom line will take this piece home.
Certificate of Authenticity included

World’s preeminent relief sculptor, Bill Mack is a modern pioneer of the rarest art form. With their emotional beauty and soulful dignity, his works evoke the Romantic Realism of the pre-Raphaelite era. Combining low and high relief, Mack engages the viewer in a three-dimensional experience, both textural and tactile that is startlingly real. A master draftsman, his sculptures derive from a skill that is rare in today’s contemporary art world.

The work of Bill Mack is an emotional elegance defined in sculpture. This comes to the fore in the work Devotion created in 1998. Depicting an affectionate relationship between a mother and a child, the work embodies the idea of devotion in the most beautiful of ways. With her eyes closed in a perfect serenity, the mother figure surrenders to love completely. Her hands wrap around the child in both powerful and delicate way, securing the child in an ever-loving and caring embrace. The work elicits an immediate emotional response, drawing the viewer into the passion unfolding before his eyes. Rendered with great artistry and exceptionally moving, this piece would be a precious addition to any art collection.

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About Bill Mack

A sculptor with no mentors, Bill Mack is celebrated for his unique technique of relief sculpting. Working in the rarest of art forms, he is regarded as one of the finest sculptors in the world today.

Operating as a designer for a company that specialized in bronze relief tablets at a young age served as a turning point for Bill Mack to decide to start working exclusively as a freelance relief sculptor. Over the years, he has developed a unique technique that is nowhere to be taught, achieving a worldwide following. His work combines low and high relief, incised lines and various elements in the full-round. Mostly working in traditional cast bronze, he has also gained experience with more modern substances such as resins, urethanes, epoxies, silicones, and acrylics, developing a great deal of technical knowledge to compliment his unique talents.

In 2007, Bill Mack and his company Erin Taylor Editions purchased the metal from the Original Hollywood Sign which resided in the Hollywood Hills from 1923 until 1978 when it was deemed irreparable. Mack used the historic metal as a canvas to paint portraits of distinguished stars of Hollywood. During this process, he decided to restore the 45-foot H from the Original Sign metal, which he finally succeeded in 2012. For these efforts, he was awarded Certificate of Recognition by Herb Wesson and Tom LaBonge of the Los Angeles City Council.

Embodying the grace of a body in motion, the work of Bill Mack engages the viewer, turning him into a participant of the drama unfolding before his eyes. Leaving the background and extending into space, his works can be described as emotional elegance turned into sculpture.

Bill Mack was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1944 where he continues to live and work. His work is part of a range of private collections, including the ones of former Presidents Clinton, Ford and Reagan and actors such as Sylvester Stallone, Elizabeth Taylor, and Tony Curtis.

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