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Balancing Act 1 – Small wall sculpture by NancyDee Sculptures


This is a small 13x8cm sculpture I made in December 2016 from tyre balance weights at my home studio, before I became an artist-in-residence at River Studios in West Melbourne. I made it entirely from wood and metal that I found on the streets of Melbourne during my daily walks. It reminds me a a xylophone.

Although I created some representational works in 2016 and 2017, the majority were more abstract or geometrical. They often juxtaposed different types of found objects, such as nuts and bobby pins, or cream chargers and hair clips.

My palette during this time was essentially silver-coloured, rust-coloured, wood grain and black, so I was fascinated with the subtle range of variations in scratches, patina and sheen of the objects I found. Many of the metal pieces had turned a fine shade of rust from months or years on the street before I ‘rescued’ them.

This 2016 work (including stand) is available online now at $44. It was exhibited in ‘Diminutive’ at The Old Auction House Gallery, Kyneton, in  July 2019.

However, if you want to take a chance and wait, it will be offered as a ‘one day only’ opportunity for $20.16 at the Cyber Monday Sale on 30 November. Your chance to buy a one-of-a-kind, sustainably made sculpture as a Christmas gift for a friend or family member – or for yourself in your office or study.

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Cuber: Nancy Dee (Fitzroy)
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