Hand-made wire-mesh sculpture made out of a single sheet of bronze or steel mesh.
A "Begbie sculpture" is never moulded – a unique translucent artwork with its own character.

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’ARESTING MALE’ 1987


This artwork is a big statement – playfully explicit it is an important reminder to look at things from a different perspective.
Steel Mesh, black colour finish
410 x 91 x 20 cm

Watch video ‘CUTTING EDGE‘
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    Aresting male wire mesh 1987web
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    Aresting male wire mesh 3 1987web
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My earlier sculptures are raw and expressive and intensely aggressive. They are created by searching deep into the fabric of the medium modelling and exploring its character – pushing the material to its limits.
David Begbie
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Most of my sculptures are made from a single rectangle of wiremesh with nothing added and nothing taken away. The material is simply transformed.
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