Another Binkley Out to Sea

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My abstract sculpture, “Angel” carved from Carrara white marble has found a home on the newest vessel of Regent Seven Seas Cruises. The Regent Seven Seas Explorer was christened on July 13, 2016 in Monaco by her highness, Charlene, Princess […]

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Female Nude Finds Home in Italy

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I got an email from a new prospective collector last month, asking after my Female Torso sculpture. Nicola made an appointment to visit the gallery during his stay in Vancouver for a tech conference. He is the owner of Securcube, a digital forensics company which he has developed, based in Asolo, Italy.

He just […]

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The Owl and the Pussycat Sculpture Commission

I was commissioned by a long-time supporter to create a special sculpture that he wanted to give to his wife for her milestone birthday. Alleyne Cook has been our gardening mentor for decades and he and his wife, Barbara love my work. Alleyne wished to surprise her with my rendition of the Owl and the […]

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Female Nude Under Drapery Sculpture

Michael Binkley has sculpted a female nude under a full length veil. Titled “Adrift in Veiled Gesture,” this is another in Binkley’s exploration into marble sculpture that has the illusion of a naked figure covered by thin fabric, like linen.

Carved from bardiglio marble from Carrara, Italy, this four foot tall figurative sculpture is both erotic […]

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Maria Exhibition in Assisi, Italy

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michael binkley assisi italy maria guido dettoni della grazia

Michelle and I discovered a delightful sculpture exhibition while we were visiting Assisi, Italy this spring. It was in the little church, Santa Maria della Rose, just across the street from […]

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Venice Biennale 2015 – Final Review

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albert serra venice biennale 2015 spain michael binkley sculpture vancouver canada

I will end my posts on Michelle and my visits to the Venice Biennale 2015 with the exhibit by Spanish artist, Albert Serra’s films, titled “Singularity,” 2015.

This exhibit was in a warehouse on Isola di San Pietro, […]

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Venice Biennale 2015 – Part 5

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sarah lucas venice biennale 2015 michael binkley sculptor sculpture

British artist Sarah Lucas is the sole exhibitor in the Great Britain pavilion in il Giardino at the Venice Biennale 2015. Other than her three small scale balloon-animal cat sculptures, the rest of her work is very sexual in […]

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Venice Biennale 2015 – Part 4

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Michael binkley sculpture sculptor venice biennale 2015 italy kutlug ataman

Blue is my favourite colour and today I’ll cover three artworks at the Venice Biennale 2015 that I was drawn to initially because of blue. Above is Turkish artist, Kutlug Ataman’s piece titled “Portrait of Sakip Sabanci”, 2011. […]

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Venice Biennale 2015 – Part 2

venice biennale 2015 michael binkley sculptor sculpture vancouver canadaMichelle and I visited the Venice Biennale 2015 on May 26th and 27th. I won’t review all the pieces we saw, but the next few posts will be about ones that I liked most.

Above and below is “Night Blooming […]

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