Bronze sculpture details
They seem to come from out of nowhere, observe their surroundings facelessly and cloaked in wide robes, as miniatures crouching and withdrawn, and judge the actions of the people around them. The “Guardians of Time” by the Austrian artist Manfred Kielnhofer protect people, but also remind them that they are responsible for all their actions – without being bound to the ideas and rules of a specifiable religion.
Edition in bronze, cast using the lost wax technique, chased and patinated by hand - gilded with 24 carat gold.
This painter, sculptor, designer, and photographer has been pursuing the concept of his mythical guardians since 2006. He has caused a furore in the process.