Harry Bertoia Bush Form Sculpture 1973 Harry Bertoia Bush Form Sculpture 1973

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Large Harry Bertoia Bush Form with rare red vertical blossom in center

Very dense branches, thick stem and an undulating surface

USA circa 1973

Patinated bronze branches with buds welded to copper stem set on round base

Sold with Certificate of Authenticity from the Harry Bertoia Foundation and copy of original sketch.

A conversation with Celia Bertoia
Harry once said something like I'm almost sad to see a flower at its peak, knowing that it will fade in a few days

Currently on exhibit loan

Harry Bertoia (1915-1978) Italian-born American artist, sculptor of metal works, maker of jewelry, furniture designer and philosopher. Bertoia moved to Detroit at the age of 15 and attended Cass Technical High School and later Cranbrook Academy of Art. He completed over 50 public commissions and his works are in the permanent collections of Detroit Institute of Arts, Nasher Sculpture Center, Smithsonian American Art Museum. In 1955, he completed the Altarpiece for MIT Chapel with Eero Saarinen. His friends and collaborators included Charles and Ray Eames and Florence Knoll

The urge for good design is the same as the urge to go on living 
Harry Bertoia

Large Harry Bertoia Bush Form with rare red vertical blossom in center

Very dense branches, thick stem and an undulating surface

USA circa 1973

Patinated bronze branches with buds welded to copper stem set on round base

Sold with Certificate of Authenticity from the Harry Bertoia Foundation and copy of original sketch.

A conversation with Celia Bertoia
Harry once said something like I'm almost sad to see a flower at its peak, knowing that it will fade in a few days

Currently on exhibit loan

Harry Bertoia (1915-1978) Italian-born American artist, sculptor of metal works, maker of jewelry, furniture designer and philosopher. Bertoia moved to Detroit at the age of 15 and attended Cass Technical High School and later Cranbrook Academy of Art. He completed over 50 public commissions and his works are in the permanent collections of Detroit Institute of Arts, Nasher Sculpture Center, Smithsonian American Art Museum. In 1955, he completed the Altarpiece for MIT Chapel with Eero Saarinen. His friends and collaborators included Charles and Ray Eames and Florence Knoll

The urge for good design is the same as the urge to go on living 
Harry Bertoia

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