Bronze, an alloy of copper and usually tin, offers a strong, durable medium for sculpture, jewelry and other art forms, and has so for thousands of years. Many civilizations from the Bronze Age on have utilized bronze in sculptures, decorations, coins, though there has been somewhat a decline come the 19th century. Nonetheless, bronze is still the preferred medium for freestanding sculptures around the world, due its durability, striking luster, and relative lightweightness. Bronze also lends itself well to conceptual and abstract expressions, where restrictive with stone.
The Gallery of the Arts is currently developing this Bronze Gallery. Please check back soon.