Lot 195
Bill Barrett (American, born 1934), Conexion
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Forged and fabricated cast bronze, with applied patina, depicting a calligraphic free-form abstraction, the terminal foot signed and dated 2005 in the casting.

Approximately 50 x 36 x 40 in.

Private Collection, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Known for his dynamic metal sculptures, Bill has been exhibiting his abstract artworks in the US and internationally since the 1960s. Starting with a small scale maquette, Bill's work often involves three stages of development, with the final stage achieving a fluid lightness.

Barrett earned a BS and an MS in Design, and a MFA all from the University of Michigan. He has been commissioned to create many large scale public sculptures, His work is represented in numerous private, public, and museum collections including the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Connecticut; the Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio; the Knoxville Museum of Art, Tennessee; the Museum of Fine Arts, New Mexico; the Harwood Museum, New Mexico; the Fine Arts Museum of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; the International Foundation Art Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria; the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Virginia; the Utsukushi-ga-Hara Open Air Museum, Tokyo, Japan; and Runnymede Sculpture Farm, California.

Rich natural verdigris from outdoor display; some rainwater within sculpture; else good estate condition.

$10,000 - 20,000