Art and Sculpture

How artists and designers are using metals today and how long this apparently modern trend has been going on for.
A journey to visit the The Sun Voyager sculpture by Jón Gunnar Árnason in Reykjavík, Iceland

A journey to visit the The Sun Voyager sculpture by Jón Gunnar Árnason in Reykjavík, Iceland

Richard Storer-Adam takes us on a trip to visit, admire and understand this ethereal and haunting Viking sculpture in polished stainless steel.

Richard Storer-Adam is Managing Director of Double Stone Steel Ltd.

Curtis Jere – the partnership between Curtis Freiler and Jerry Fels, creating art from a heavenly mix of metals

Curtis Jere – the partnership between Curtis Freiler and Jerry Fels, creating art from a heavenly mix of metals

Richard Storer-Adam looks at some of the spectacular artworks and innovative techniques creating pieces which are still sought-after today as iconic mid-century modern art.

Richard Storer-Adam is Managing Director of Double Stone Steel Ltd.

The Architect

The Architect

A poem by Richard Storer-Adam on the agony of the late night designing process for an architect.

Richard Storer-Adam is Managing Director of Double Stone Steel Ltd

Beverly Pepper, sculptor – her life, work and significant sculptures

Beverly Pepper, sculptor – her life, work and significant sculptures

Richard Storer-Adam look at this original sculptor’s life and work in cutting, bending and shaping steel, stone and iron and selects some of his favourite pieces such as “Exodus” created in 1972 and formed from stainless steel.

Richard Storer-Adam is Managing Director of Double Stone Steel Ltd

Made from Junk - A collation of modern sculptures, furniture and lighting made from recycled materials

Made from Junk - A collation of modern sculptures, furniture and lighting made from recycled materials

Richard Storer-Adam examines the work of six, frequently controversial, artists who use unlikely and discarded materials for the basis of their work.

Richard Storer-Adam is Managing Director of Double Stone Steel Ltd.

The history of the Statue of Liberty, Liberty Island, New York, United States

The history of the Statue of Liberty, Liberty Island, New York, United States

Richard Storer-Adam gives a history of this world-famous copper statue and its designers, including Gustave Eiffel (with a footnote on how it would not have gone green if it had been made from PVD coloured stainless steel).

A review of two sculptures by Joana Vasconcelos, “Pavilion de Thé” in wrought-iron and “Marilyn” compiled of stainless steel saucepans and lids

A review of two sculptures by Joana Vasconcelos, “Pavilion de Thé” in wrought-iron and “Marilyn” compiled of stainless steel saucepans and lids

Richard Storer-Adam gives us an in-depth look at two of the vivid and interpretive works of this modern sculptor working in quotidian metals and materials and how they comment on our lives today, especially those of women.

The Chinese Imperial Water Dragon by Kevin Stone, sculptor in polished stainless steel

The Chinese Imperial Water Dragon by Kevin Stone, sculptor in polished stainless steel

Richard Storer-Adam looks at the methodology of this Canadian fabricator and welder who became an artist creating gigantic metal sculptures cutting and grinding each of the hundreds of highly reflective components himself.

A review of the work of Naum Gabo, sculptor of the famous and haunting Constructed Head no 2 in galvanised iron sheet

A review of the work of Naum Gabo, sculptor of the famous and haunting Constructed Head no 2 in galvanised iron sheet

Richard Storer-Adam looks at the work of the Russian sculptor who coined the term Constructivism and created art works in the material that was the pre-runner of Corten steel.

Koons’ Balloon Dog Orange

Koons’ Balloon Dog Orange

Looking at Jeff Koons striking and unforgettable sculptures. Balloon Dog (Orange) signed and dated 'Jeff Koons 1994-2000' (on the underside) mirror-polished stainless steel with transparent color coating 121 x 143 x 45 in. (307.3 x 363.2 x 114.3 cm) Executed in 1994-2000 Koons' Balloon Dog Orange The ultra famous and hugely controversial American artist Jeff Koons who was born in the small town of York Pensilvania on the 21st January 1955. Koons works in many media. My personal favourites of his work has to be those fabricated in coloured stainless steel. During the early 80’s Koons was heading for a…