Paolo Soleri (Italian/American,1919-2013) for Arcosanti (Yavapai County, Arizona, founded 1970) cast bronze figural three wind bell sculpture, marked with artist's foundry mark. Hanging figural sculpture on hook within custom lucite case with open sides and cylindrical rod with horned head and body composed of joined Brutalist forms terminating with three bells (two larger, one smaller at center) with flattened triangular metal accents. Cast metal throughout with verdi gras patina. Sculptural work measures approximately 42.5" x 12". Case measures approximately 51.25" x 17.125" x 17.125".
Note: Soleri worked as an architect, sculptor and educator. He founded Arcosanti and the Cosanti Foundation--both work to explore his ideology of "Archology"--architecture that works with the natural ecology of the space. Arcosanti functions as an educational community for architects and designers as well as a casting foundry for art. Soleri was awarded the National Design Award in 2006.
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