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Monday, April 20th, 2009 | Author:

bronzSculpture is a great piece of art form. Marble, wood, clay and bronze sculpture has a certain element of definition of form. Various forms like human figures, modern art and aesthetic styles are depicted through sculpture. Bronze sculpture has a regal feel to the art form and a very authentic style. Bronze sculpture is prominently used as an interior decoration in hotels and many times it is an adornment in the living room.

Bronze works are usually cast in alloys. The ancient works of bronze sculpture were broken down during war times to make weapons owing to its ductile property and also strength. It is also a fact that the internal cast of a sculpture is worked on clay or other material and then the bronze cast is over-fixed on the same. This is a time consuming and costly job. The casting process is also done in lost wax form which is a common method.

Various forms of art are captured in bronze sculpture in India. There are figures of dancers, courtesans, horses and other animals depicted in an artistic form. There are also prominent displays of bronze sculpture as part of an ambience in corporate houses that is a remarkable part of the interior. Special cleaning agents are liquidized to clean the bronze items. It is also possible to engage a professional service to restore the luster of bronze.

Exquisite sculpture works are seen depicted in Indian bronze works like a Statue of a deity especially of Ganesha. The conch shell is again a marvelous piece of work. A dancing Natraj or Ganesh amidst a decorative background is another form of art. Indian sculpture or carvings in bronze have a ethnic charm that is well captured by the craftsmen. Lamps or diyas are a common inclusion.

Outdoor placing of statues or sculptures in bronze is also a common appearance in Indian bronze sculpture. There are several forms of Buddha and also other Hindu Gods with various emotions portrayed with chiseled sculpture work and embalmed with bronze.