Gregory Brotherton—metal sculpture
December 9, 2008 8:58 PM   Subscribe

Gregory Brotherton. Figurative metal sculpture. Often shiny. Some using discarded machine parts.
posted by Slithy_Tove (9 comments total) 7 users marked this as a favorite
posted by notsnot at 9:19 PM on December 9, 2008

This is amazing, inspiring stuff.

The more realistic human figures look like they were generated from 3D graphic models. Possibly not, but it'd be a way to get a similar effect. (This cardboard Gandhi may or may not have been linked from MetaFilter before. He's nowhere near as flashy, but he's a good illustration of the principle.)
posted by aeschenkarnos at 10:37 PM on December 9, 2008

I see some new work; he's been busy.

The lighting and photography of the work enhances the presentation a lot.
posted by jfrancis at 1:09 AM on December 10, 2008

Greg's work is great and what you can't see from static images is that many of them are articulated. You can spin them or they swing parts of them like pendulums. Device Gallery in La Jolla, CA is run by he and his wife and the art they exhibit is always fantastic. If you are anywhere near I recommend you check it out. They are very personable and love to talk about art.
posted by podwarrior at 1:12 AM on December 10, 2008

I like these.

posted by DU at 4:40 AM on December 10, 2008

Great stuff. Thanks, Slithy_Tove and podwarrior.
posted by mediareport at 6:08 AM on December 10, 2008

'Brotron' sounds like some kind of fratboy robot, though.
posted by echo target at 6:22 AM on December 10, 2008

Wow, it's literally figurative.
posted by Eideteker at 6:31 AM on December 10, 2008

The figurines made me think David-Cronenberg-meets-Tim-Burton.
posted by Rhomboid at 8:21 PM on December 10, 2008

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