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Other Views of the Piece



Wallpiece 13.02 photographed on the outside wall of American Steel Studios, in early sunset light.





Quarter view





The piece hangs in any direction. This is my second favorite (so far).













Wallpiece 97.23 installed in a local home in the space for which it was designed.









detail of wallpiece 07.08 showing machine engraving on large white ochre and smaller square black ochre parts









Detail of wallpiece 01.59, showing distressed dark green part-scrap round, two burnt mottled and one mottled parts, plus a dark green and a blue-green part





















wallpiece RCB 07.02 - detail showing copper inset with flowed bronze













wallpieces RCB 11.02 and RCB 11.01 in a local home, in the space for which they were designed





A larger view of wallpiece 06.40





A second arrangement of the piece with two small squares substituted for the originals.





larger view of wallpiece 09.14













larger view of wallpiece 01.73





wallpiece RCB 07.02 - oblique detail of top showing flowed red copper seam piece





Oblique detail of wallpiece 09.14













Wallpiece 96.28 in the place for which it was designed.





A larger view of wallpiece 02.07, showing the etched blocks more clearly.





Extreme oblique view showing the angles of the forward surfaces and detail of the support for the disk.





a larger view of wallpiece 09.17









Wallpiece 01.80 featured above the fireplace at a home show in North Carolina.









Oblique detail of wallpiece 08.13 showing relief, flame-oxidized scrap part, and machine-engraved white ochre and white blue-green parts.









detail of wallpiece 01.44 showing the edge of one of the four brushed stainless steel bars





larger view of the foldformed panels on wallpiece 10.07

















Closeup of the antique blue foldformed 'ruff' in wallpiece 11.04





















Oblique closeup of wallpiece 10.03, showing the vivid color and irregular shapes of the antique blue pieces, and the machine engraving of the central black piece.













detail of wallpiece 09.09 showing etched and relieved cube





detail of wallpiece 08.14 showing repoussé face in profile













Oblique view of wallpiece 09.15 showing shape of lapped, ribbed pieces





Wallpiece 07.07 rotated 90° clockwise. This piece, like most of our pieces, can hang any direction. In fact, this was the way it was originally designed.









wallpiece 08.17 seen from the side, showing fences behind dished discs









Three-quarter view of face in wallpiece 09.12, taken from slightly below.





This wallpiece has a new, much simpler hanging method, using ordinary picture hanging cord, but still allowing it to be hung in more or less any orientation.













A larger view of wallpiece 09.15









Wallpiece 01.40 on display at Dunn Mehler Gallery's 2001 Gala













The face of wallpiece 09.12, shown closeup from slightly below.





Wallpiece 01.40 on display at Dunn Mehler Gallery's 2001 Gala





Closeup of wallpiece 07.12's face









a larger view of wp 09.03





wallpiece 08.17 seen from the side, showing fences behind dished discs





The wallpiece's central section is a curved piece constructed of scrap









An oblique detail shot of wallpiece 07.27, showing a bit of the complexity of the piece's composition as seen from the side.

















enlarged view of wallpiece 08.32





One by Four by Nine





larger view of wallpiece 09.13









Oblique view of wallpiece 11.04 showing its antique blue foldformed 'ruff'.





oblique closeup of wallpiece 09.13. Note shape and polished edges of ribbed pieces.





Oblique closeup of wallpiece 10.02, showing the color and irregular shapes of the distressed black ochre pieces, and the machine engraving of the central brown piece.





Oblique view of wallpiece 01.59, showing angles of boxes, and depth and curve of round part





A view of wallpiece 11.03 in the space for which it was designed.





Wallpiece 00.25 seen from the side, to show its depth





Edge view detail showing depth of round part and red under-edge.













Four extra pieces which can be used in the piece or on their own as a small matrix.





Full face view









With this closeup the angles of the faces and the relative heights of the components of the piece are much more apparent than in the main picture.













A larger view of wallpiece 97.26. The central piece is brushed stainless steel.





Closeup of wallpiece 96.17 under different lighting conditions, showing the detail of its unusual etched and relieved pieces.













Silver patina - dark green patina on flowed bronze surface - machine engraved piece with distressed ochre patina.









Oblique detail of wallpiece 08.13 showing relief, flame-oxidized scrap part, and machine-engraved white ochre and white blue-green parts.





closeup of wp 09.03 showing depths of pieces, vivid flame-treated copper, sanded stainless steel, and small relieved etched brass piece





Wallpiece 07.07 rotated 180°.





Wallpiece 07.07 rotated 90° counterclockwise.





Silver patina - distressed dark green patina on flowed bronze surface - distressed ochre patina on machine engraved surface





















An in-process shot of wallpiece 06.12, showing the relief in the piece. Note: photo was taken before the mottled parts were cleaned.





Wallpiece 08.12 on the wall at Riva Cucina in West Berkeley. The wallpiece was designed with this space in mind.

On the left is a low angle view of wallpiece 05.73.













wallpiece RCB 07.02 - oblique detail showing copper inset with flowed bronze, and seam in grey parts





Wallpiece 96.28 in the place for which it was designed.













oblique view of wallpiece 09.17 showing shape of black 'bamboo' piece, and dome of round





















Edge view showing depth of round part and red under-edge.









A larger view of wallpiece RCB 09.03





Detail of wallpiece 08.13 showing relief machine-engraving on white ochre and round white blue-green parts.





Wallpieces 08.17, 08.16, and 08.18 hung on the stairway wall in the artist's home.













Right-hand oblique view of wallpiece 10.15













closeup of wp 07.04 face





Wallpiece RCB 08.01 on the outdoor patio wall at Dayle Dunn's garden show May 2009





detail of wallpiece 08.14 showing repoussé face in profile









Wallpiece 02.07 in the space for which it was designed.





larger view of wp 96.03









Oblique closeup of wallpiece RCB 09.02 showing texture of central foldformed piece.





A view from above wallpiece RCB 09.03 to show the depth and curvature of the scrolled foldformed pieces.





Oblique closeup of wallpiece 09.14





Wallpiece 01.43 on display at Dunn Mehler Gallery's 2001 Gala













Detail of wallpiece 08.32 showing cross-peen hammered stainless steel bars and canted cubes









Closeup of wallpiece RCB 07.04, showing red copper slab





















Oblique view of wallpiece RCB 09.02 showing depth of foldformed central piece, and color of insets in creases.









wallpiece 13.01 on the wall at Riva Cucina along with wallpieces 06.34 and 08.13





An oblique view showing the depth of the piece





Detail of wallpiece 08.13 showing machine-engraving on white ochre and round white blue-green parts.









Here is the piece hanging diagonally - an interesting presentation for this piece.









wallpiece 06.07 in place above a fireplace





Wallpiece 01.43 on display at Dunn Mehler Gallery's 2001 Gala









Oblique view of wallpiece RCB 07.04, showing depth and angles





a larger view of wallpiece 11.01





We nicknamed this wallpiece the 'skyscraper'. This larger version of the photo is actually to scale with most of the wallpieces on the site.





Wallpiece 97.23 installed in a local home in the space for which it was designed.

























Closeup of slanted blocks in the center of the piece

















Detail of wallpiece 01.73, showing red copper inset block









Wallpiece 09.07 on the staircase wall in David's house.





Oblique detail view of wallpiece 09.12 to show its depth. Note the curvature of the silver patinaed 'wings'.













Wallpiece 01.39 displayed over a fireplace at Dunn Mehler Gallery's 2001 Gala





A closeup of the line of repoussé faces on wallpiece 09.11.





Closeup oblique view showing depth and alternating concavity and convexity of domed parts.













detail of wallpiece 08.14 showing repoussé face in profile





closeup of wallpiece 09.17, showing the quality of the different patinas and textures. Clockwise from top left, the patinas are: stone grey, machine-engraved silver patina, spray blue-black (Turkish stone), and black





Wallpiece RCB 08.07 can hang at any angle. This is my second-favorite. David noted this angle when working on the photo for a jury shot.









Closeup showing details of the patinas and the etched piece





Left-hand oblique view of wallpiece 10.15





















wallpiece RCB 07.02 - detail of top showing flowed red copper seam piece









Large view





a larger view of wallpiece 11.02









A larger view of wallpiece 11.04
















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