Igor Mitoraj (March 26, 1944 – October 6, 2014), he son of a Polish mother and a French father. He grew up in
Poland, not far from Krakow.
Igor Mitoraj studied painting at the Fine Arts Academy in Cracow supervised – among others - by Tadeusz Kantor (1967-1968). Left Poland for France in 1968. Then studied at the Ecole Nationale des Beaux-Arts in Paris. In the mid seventies focused on the sculpture creating small bandaged heads and torsos. The series brought him to the spotlight of fame after the first individual exhibition in Paris (1976). Mitoraj works with the classic techniques carving in stone and bronze creating tiny as well as monumental sculptures. The artist refers to the classic Greek and Roman art legacy considering ancient times as the most valuable and inspiring in the art history.Less
Original Bronze Sculpture by Igor Mitoraj Asclepios - 1988 Signed and numbered Size - 38 x 28 cm (without stone base) Green patina Condition - very good
Original Bronze Sculpture by Igor Mitoraj Cuirasse II - 1986 Signed with certificate Size - 14 x 8 cm Condition - very good
Original Bronze Sculpture by Igor MitorajGłowa w draperii - 1977 Signed and stamped Silvered Edition - Christofle Size - 16,5 x 6,5 x 4 cmCondition - very good
Original Bronze Sculpture by Igor Mitoraj Hélios - 1988 Signed and numbered - A. 849/1000 HC Patina - Brown Size - 30 x 40 cm (without stone base)
Original Bronze Sculpture by Igor Mitoraj Persée - 1988 Signed and numbered Edition - 1000 HC Size - 38 x 28 cm (without stone base) Green patina Condition - very good