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Rising Prices for Copper Affecting Sculptors

January 5th, 2013

Back of Danny (in bronze) (2008) by Evan PennyWith prices for copper more than quadrupling in the last decade, sculptors are thinking twice before using bronze in their works, instead looking to cheaper materials and more economically sound production techniques in an effort to cut costs.  Foundries are also feeling an impact on their bottom line as their customers explore other options in the U.S. and abroad.

  Read more via Huffington Post and an focus article on copper as a medium at Art Basel Miami 20112 from Art Observed

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