Elephant Bronze Sculpture "Ujamaa"

Mark Hopkins Sculptures
$3,200.00
Current Stock:
SKU:
MHS12040
Availability:
MADE TO ORDER ships in 6-8 weeks
Dimensions:
14 in H x 24 in W x 12 in D
Species:
Elephant
Living-Family Products:
Sculptures
Materials:
Bronze

At Wildlife Wonders, we are always looking for that piece of decor for our discriminating collectors and Ujamaa just might be it! This newly released elephant sculpture, by renowned bronze sculptor Mark Hopkins, captures the nobility and majesty of these great creatures and is yet another example of Hopkins' unique ability to portray nature in flowing motion. Ujamaa means "family ties" in Swahili and the sculpture depicts the ties between each member of this family. The entire piece is cast in bronze using the lost wax process and all of the elephants are carefully balanced on one single trunk attached to the base. This sculpture is limited to an edition of only 25 and all of the work on Ujamaa will be done by the artist himself. You don't want to miss the opportunity to own one of these rare works of art.

  • Made by using "lost Wax" method
  • Limited Edition of 25 pieces
  • Weight: Approx 43 lbs
  • Made in the USA

 

 

Internationally renowned American artist Mark Hopkins creates bronze sculptures that have thrilled collectors and casual art fans alike for more than two decades. Mark Hopkins' unique balance of organic inspiration and singular contemporary design has been called "bronze in motion" for its fluid look, which often appears to display natural beauty in defiance of gravity.

About Mark Hopkins

Mark Hopkins takes his inspiration for every facet of life on Earth, from the majesty of wildlife to mankind's interaction with nature, and produces limited-edition pieces that evoke a sense of awe and respect for the mysteries and loveliness of the world around us. Collectors of his work include Barbara Mandrell, Clint Eastwood, Bill Clinton, Colin Powell, George and Barbara Bush and a host of other luminaries and corporations including the National League Association of Baseball Club Owners, the Atlanta National Golf Club, Humana, Coca-Cola and others. Each Mark Hopkins sculpture is crafted with pride in the USA.

Captivated by form and design, Mark has personally created a signature style of vibrant vitality resulting from decades of study. Encouraged by parents and teachers from an early age, Mark's unique talent developed alongside his technical skills of sculpting and casting. As an artist, Mark is constantly challenging himself to render the rich beauty of life and the deep emotion of the human soul into flowing sculptural form, noting "I strive to express beyond the image, to catch spirit, to reveal deeper emotions, and to share joy."

About the Production Process

From the artist's hand to the final polishing stages, many intricate steps go into the creation of a limited edition bronze sculpture. First the reproduction mold is made in which layers of silicone rubber and plaster are delicately applied to the original work. Then hot wax is poured into the reproduction mold to form an exact replica of the original sculpture.

When the wax replica is removed from t

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  • Made to order and takes from 2-6 weeks to produce
  • Does not ship to AK, HI or military addresses
  • International shipping is available
  • Expedited shipping is NOT available