Photograph of Artist WILLIAM EICHOLTZ
WILLIAM EICHOLTZ
Melbourne, Victoria - Australia



Original Artworks (9)

William Eicholtz; King Teapot Ram, 2007, Original Sculpture Mixed, 140 x 300 cm. Artwork description: 241  Eicholtz has been mining the rich seam of the pastoral and the pioneering now for several years with a visual wit that resists easy categorisation. He has mastery of media that contemporary artists are rarely trained in--bronze, porcelain and cement--and uses casting and glazing techniques ...
William Eicholtz
Original Mixed Media Sculpture, 2007
140 x 300 cm (55.1 x 118.1 inches)
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William Eicholtz; In The Cabriole Pasture, 2006, Original Sculpture Mixed, 450 x 1600 mm. Artwork description: 241  A faux bronze shepherd tends his bejewelled flock. An ornate pastorale fantasy where convenient marble leaves play modest games, and
William Eicholtz
Original Mixed Media Sculpture, 2006
450 x 1600 mm (55.1 x 118.1 inches)
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William Eicholtz; Settlers Beacon, 2007, Original Sculpture Stone, 400 x 1200 mm. Artwork description: 241  Inspired by oriental gateway figures these Australian icons stand their ground in a  strong but knowing manner. Traditionally carved but audaciously wearing their jewel fruits, these are brave antipodeans. ...
William Eicholtz
Original Stone Sculpture, 2007
400 x 1200 mm (55.1 x 118.1 inches)
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William Eicholtz; Huysmans Cornucopia, 2007, Original Sculpture Mixed, 950 x 450 mm. Artwork description: 241  'Huysman' s Cornucopia' is a contemporaryacknowledgment of Joris- Karl Huysmans' decidedlyanti- Naturalistic book' Against Nature' . Oscar Wilde, in the words of Dorian Gray, describes itas' the strangest book he had ever read. . . There werein it metaphors as monstrous as orchids, and as subtle...
William Eicholtz
Original Mixed Media Sculpture, 2007
950 x 450 mm (55.1 x 118.1 inches)
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William Eicholtz; Huysmans Cornucopia, 2007, Original Sculpture Mixed, 950 x 400 mm. Artwork description: 241  'Huysman' s Cornucopia' is a contemporaryacknowledgment of Joris- Karl Huysmans' decidedlyanti- Naturalistic book' Against Nature' . Oscar Wilde, in the words of Dorian Gray, describes itas' the strangest book he had ever read. . . There werein it metaphors as monstrous as orchids, and as subtle...
William Eicholtz
Original Mixed Media Sculpture, 2007
950 x 400 mm (55.1 x 118.1 inches)
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William Eicholtz; The Comrades Reward, 2005, Original Sculpture Mixed, 1800 x 3000 mm. Artwork description: 241  The Comrade's Reward takes the form of a traditional allegorical garden sculpture. This popular nineteenth century genre is reinterpreted in an eclectic and contemporary way as it deliberately references antiquity and unfashionable ideas of heroism and folly within a camp and knowing artifice.The homoerotic revelry ...
William Eicholtz
Original Mixed Media Sculpture, 2005
1800 x 3000 mm (55.1 x 118.1 inches)
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William Eicholtz; Perseus And The Garden Snail, 2003, Original Sculpture Other, 30 x 55 cm. Artwork description: 241 Referencing Cellini's
William Eicholtz
Original Other Sculpture, 2003
30 x 55 cm (11.8 x 21.7 inches)
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William Eicholtz; After The Ploughboy, 2003, Original Sculpture Other, 1100 x 3000 cm. Artwork description: 241
William Eicholtz
Original Other Sculpture, 2003
1100 x 3000 cm (433.1 x 1181.1 inches)
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William Eicholtz; Lady Of Justice, 2002, Original Sculpture Aluminum, 2400 x 6000 cm. Artwork description: 241
William Eicholtz
Original Aluminum Sculpture, 2002
2400 x 6000 cm (944.9 x 2362.2 inches)
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Artist Statement

William Eicholtz sculpture brings the grand and heroic themes of art into a contemporary and post modern culture. His campy theatrical approach to figurative sculpture spans from large public commissions to successful international exhibitions. Both humorous and erotic, the artist specializes in the male figure. The modeled and cast sculptures are in fiberglass, bronze, aluminium and concrete. Traditional techniques team with current art practice to inform this unique artists work....