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2000, teal painted curling steel branches issuing from an integral tripodal stand, signed and dated FH 2000 to stand plate, mounted to a conforming granite base.
Approximately 104 x 194 x 32 in.
Frank Holder is a metal sculptor, painter, and dance artist living and working in Greensboro, NC. He is versatile in a variety of sculpting and painting media, including aluminum, steel, copper, brass, bronze, foam, and acrylics.
Holder studied dance at the University of Arkansas, Stevens College in Columbia Missouri, and at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He founded the Greensboro-based Frank Holder Dance Company in 1973, and served as its artistic director and choreographer for 12 years. Themes of movement, nature, botany, and beauty are guiding influences behind his artwork.
Holder's sculptures have won entry into many corporate and public collections such as Wake Forest University, University of North Carolina at Asheville, North Carolina Botanical Gardens, and the City of Lakeland, FL. He has shown in exhibitions throughout the East Coast, including Outdoor Sculpture at Hickory Museum Art Center in Hickory, NC; Florida Outdoor Sculpture Competition in Lakeland, FL; Alchemy in Greensboro, NC; and Avery Fisher Hall, New York, NY.
Some areas of paint flaking, rust spotting and surface grime from outdoor display, otherwise good estate condition. Three base mounting screws included. Please note this lot is of substantial size and weight. This lot will need to be removed from the LLA premises by February 26th, 2023 otherwise this lot will be deemed abandoned.