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iAuctionShop signs local industrial sculptor Chris Walton

SANDBACH, CHESHIRE, UK / Feb 18 2007. iAuctionShop has agreed to market local Cheshire industrial metal artist Chris Waltonís range of wall hanging sculptures.

iAuctionShop trading as R & S Collectables is delighted to announce a commercial arrangement between them and local sculptor Chris Walton.

Chris produces three main types of steel sculptures, Flat or 2D, 3D and Woven, all available in a range of sizes. His artistís statement reads:

ďMy current artistic practices' major influence is the decline of manufacturing and the textile industry in the UK.

Having served a boilermaking apprenticeship in the 1970s, and over the past 30 years watched the decline of the aforementioned industries in this, the home of the Industrial Revolution, I intend to take waste material and recycle it.

Using the symmetry and logic of an engineering background, I have taken the waste and turned it into a frameless wall hanging art form, with the use of shape and open spaces.

This has been achieved by incorporating the thinking of Carl Andre's 'Equivalent 8' by taking a building material out of its context and environment and mixing it with the straight lines of Piet Mondrian, with an overlay of shapes to give it a three dimensional effect.

This, I feel, keeps alive the beauty of metal in its base and simplistic state"

Examples of Chrisí work and pricing details may be found here: http://www.rscollect.co.uk/sculpture.htm

iAuctionShop Ltd trades as R & S Collectables listing about 5,000 product lines - mainly in the antiques, collectables and replacement tableware marketplaces, listing across several internet sales venues;






iAuctionShop was delighted to have recently been contacted by amazon.co.uk and invited to list in their top selling tier Merchants@ level. iAuctionShop also markets items on behalf of a large number of clients. Notable sales have been c£6,200 for a Faberge vesta case and c£2,000 for a historically important Nagra IIc tape recorder.

Simon Russell / Director / 18 February 2007 / Cheshire, UK



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