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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Another Binkley Bird ArtBombed

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I have another of my abstract bird sculptures on the auction block at ArtBomb tomorrow, photo above and more at the ArtBomb site.

This one is carved from a variety of white marble, called venato fantastico that is quarried in the […]

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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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Female Derriere Marble Sculpture

“Behind the Curtain” is another in my exploration into the human nude underneath drapery – or in this case, behind drapery. This is a female nude from behind from shoulders to thighs that appears to have backed up into a white curtain.

It is a high relief style with the attention focused on the figurative side […]

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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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Deaccessioning a Binkley Marble Sculpture

Michelle and I deaccessioned a marble female nude sculpture in our sculpture garden. I carved the piece, titled “Enya,” in 1988 for the opening of one of my exhibitions. “Enya” is carved from calacatta marble, which is quarried at Carrara, Italy, but she began to deteriorate while outdoors in the sculpture garden and became unsalable. […]

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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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