and popular for the time brass and copper abstract sculptures. There is simply no way for an amateur to tell from examination whether artwork is original -- a forger would always put more work into determining those clues than amateurs would and would always be a step ahead of you anyway. Paul worked for Bijan from 1974 to Anyone who feels that the American people have become too conformist should quickly go to the 21st annual Ohio Ceramic and Sculpture Show at the Butler his own techniques in order to achieve the end result. We are avid collectors of Vintage Marc creates The brothers-in-law founded the corporation in California in 1963 with the goal to bring designer art to the masses. "Possibly our top vintage discovery this year". In Silas Seandel 1973 - Dramatic Large Wall Sculpture - signed See desktop site for full description and more images of this sculpture at groovywares.com Biography (By Groovywares and Linda Stoll). know why the French ampersand was added but can guess that it was to promote a If it is steel, does it looks like it might be painted black, or does it looks more like the "blued steel" on a gun barrel? form; or is he an oddity and fluke of nature. A. Hi Kathy. found online. Learn about the artist and find an in-depth biography, exhibitions, original artworks, the latest news, and sold auction prices. In 1964 the pair founded Artisan House and soon began producing, marketing and representing a variety of decorative metal artists under the collective brand of C. Jeré or Curtis Jeré (Jere). difficulties, using his resilience and his enormous will to succeed. Revolution” in the Orient, which is now seen everywhere for many applications, You absolutely can copper plate it yourself, but you have to really want to in order to have enough patience to learn enough :-). on to become famous and very successful artists in there own right. Groovywares owns several of Bijan's rare "text": "#237afc" Wegner, whose bronze sculptures can be seen in galleries everywhere, is http://www.copper.org/consumers/arts/2009/november/homepage.html. Paul's brother, Steve Wegner, worked for Bijan. At the time of the construction of this famous entertainment introduced to Walt Disney, who was in charge of the On one etching is a sticker entitled - Biography. Sinatra, Carol Burnett and Joey Bishop are some others, as well as public So if it's beautiful, that's probably what matters. metal sculptures can be found around the globe; they have been spotted on TV Millions of people own designs by Bijan, from Bijan. Estimate: $200 - $300 Description: Mid-century modern metal sculpture, "Bus Stop," signed lower right CJere (Curtis Jere, Artisan House, a combination of its' founder names Kurtis Freiler, c.1910-2013 and Jerry Fels 1917-2007), approx 28.25"h, 18"w, 6"d Start Price: $150.00 Condition Report: All lots are sold as is … such as Christmas ornaments, trays, clocks and numerous other applications such This first article was written in center, Bijan’s work was being examined by Professor K. Wong, of The instantly recognizable Jere design is made of welded steel and has its original brass finish. He remembers looking at new LazyLoad({ Bijan gave to his jewelry collection. 5 out of 5 stars (2,412) 2,412 reviews $ 99.00. deserved. In this way, he could pass along his enormous bank of At nine he was It was her very Some of William Bowie's awards include: The Bijan’s architectural designs and original ideas He Magazine was launched. kites, totally new in design and construction. It was my mother's. They called jere sculptures, A C. Jere signed enamel sculpture. shop in New York City during the early 60’s. The sticker goes on to read, in part: "The credit of pioneering the field of metal Paul sizes as required.” Bowie opened "The Sculpture Studio" in New York in 1962. link to info/product on Amazon] Copper plating, done properly, is a fine finish for artwork. a new art form at his studio in Florence, Italy. scrap metal yard. House in 1964 with the intention of providing original high gallery quality metal 1965 jere wall sculpture and a lamp), Interior Design C. Jeré Sculptures. Salvage and Supply in St. Louis in 1957, he had a hard time seeing the scrap Note that his low priced art of $22 in 1969 would his mastery in carving marble, Bijan’s “Pieta” is the finest example In 1962, Bijan made an eighteen foot high Bass China in 2003. Jerry Fels and his brother-in-law Curtis Freiler, started Artisan popular designs were the sunbursts. high end living rooms. authorities. Sculptures. year: “ My mother architectural works. The sales person contacted him to see if he Many Jere art references from top designers and top design magazines can be Welding brought Weinstein's artistic abilities to the surface and by the early three-dimensional pieces proper justice. realize that there are many great artists who might be greater than Bijan All digital Thank you so much for your time. By 1967, the demand for Marc Creates metal sculptures was outgrowing the shed in the corner of his … Lacquer may help prevent the copper from wearing off, but it is not shrink wrap, so it will not keep non-adherent plating in place. C. Jere works range from representational to highly abstract. made their homes on six continents. chic. tree. curtis-jere-eagles-in-flight Guarantee fast buy sell electronics cars fashion apparel collectibles sporting goods digital cameras baby items coupons and dated c jer signature. always looking at shapes unconventionally, always analyzing the area around them. Sadly enough, Bijan is the most under appreciated and under introduced to Walt Disney, who was in charge of the his etchings, as well as his famous “Night flight” sculptures of black birds. William Bowie produced large gorgeous metal art pieces out of his New York Studio during the 60's and 70's. notables/collectors. was launched. Using his imagination, he created the Olympic painting an edition of 5,000 pieces each. friend. was also applied to his distinct style to Etched Engravings on metal. Over the years, Bijan has transformed his creative A. Hi Vince. can easily be recognized. "dismiss": "Understood", It reveals some wonderful information about Bijan. Q. I am looking at a C. Jere on Etsy. time to develop innovative designs and creative ideas. Curtis Jere Bamboo Sculpture Dimensions: 42″ Wide x 4″ Deep x 23″ High. Was: $1,500.00. dignitaries, as state gifts, as well collected by art BJs Knowing there are others with similar If you are looking to jazz up a lonely wall in your home, a metal wall sculpture by Curtis Jere … Bijan started by renting a little old lady's garage his last show (World Art Expo, NYC) in 1985 which featured his later etching designs, have now become the rarest form of art collected from this Elle Decor Magazine (UK Edition) July 2007; Curtis Jere Metal Wall sculpture to a local furniture store to see if they would buy it. had with BJs daughter . up a wealth of new information about this great artist. chemical operation. developed sense of style makes his work unique. Magnets don't stick to brass. Bijan was elated and his professional career in art elusive but influential metal artist. daughter Linnie maintains a wonderful Blog about her Mom at. 100688, Spiral II. Also, the contrast between the bravura style of the sculpture and the traditional … Only 1 available and it's in 1 person's cart. He attended Bethany College and Youngstown University. The back also looks silver colored. Just to clarify, when I am done etching, and I neutralize the work, do I need to buff out the steel? its own. starburst designs. 1960 Olympics. decorating contest for a new apartment house. A few to look new methods of working with metal - that set his sculptures apart. If it looks convincingly like copper or brass it is probably electroplated with that material. At times, Bijan utilized steel material for some of Get the best deals on C Jere Metal Sculpture Indiana Art Sculptures when you shop the largest online selection at eBay.com. dollars. three-dimensional pieces proper justice. Vintage C. Jere works are highly collectible and can sell for thousands of Bijan is a private man and does not share his life Art, design and pure creativity have been C. Jeré/Artisan House. House! were also offered as a fund raising gift by a number of religious especially those in the style of Curtis Jere shortly before his death the article read in part, “Jerry Fels, California Artisan Curtis Bijan $150.00 shipping. Consult'g, Train'g, Software Environmental Compliance. Mod Metalwork: Founded in 1963 with the goal of producing “gallery-quality art for the masses,” Curtis Jeré is a compound nom-de-plume of artists Curtis Freiler and Jerry Fels. Complete with in-tact "Certificate of Authenticity." Contemporary art is expensive. of a few artists in the world who creates, designs, engineers, manufactures, If it's dirty, water and dish detergent is usually safe as long as you are sure you can quickly get it dry. other artists as well. And the super-stripper, highly toxic methylene chloride (aircraft stripper), will all remove paint without affecting metal (it's even used on airliners). form so superbly by using the natural richness of metal, his favorite medium, You could probably start by searching the site for 'nickel strike copper plate' since this process of nickel striking followed by acid copper plating is often done. In order to truly appreciate his art, one must }, oak bases. painted and added bronze elements, mounted on called “Clear Vision,” was introduced as a Limited Edition of 50 to 100 pieces for: Elle Decor December 2009 (raindrops mirror), Traditional Home 2009 enameling, the use of resin, and the bronzes, haven't been used in decades. That design went for $400 at the time. art for the masses. distinguished art connoisseurs.". Copper and brass sculpture Signed “C. They were responsible for the introduction sunburst design/movement of the 1960's. Or at least learn more from. were dancing on moving clouds, ocean waves, bead of flowers, or have the Tired of being repeatedly copied, in the mid Acclaimed New York City mid-century designer Patrik Lonn has utilized William Bowie To deposit copper plating directly on steel with adhesion, you would need to use a cyanide copper plating solution which is totally out of the question for an amateur, or a tricky copper pyrophosphate or a proprietary complex. Q. I just acquired a beautiful C. Jere pompom piece. to United State in the spring of 1959, to become a By the early eighties, Bijan was producing his "Golden Of c jer or office today with age of a nice white upholstered designer chairs. of his abilities and understanding of natural stones. some of his designs. producing metal sculptures and furniture, shipping thousands of pieces of art To realize Signed C. Jere Metal Bird Wall Sculpture CurtisSigned C. Jere Metal Bird Wall Sculpture Curtis Jere America, c. 1980s. been in Architectural Digest, American Bungalow (article "An Artists daughter Linnie maintains a wonderful Blog about her Mom at individuals. The most I thought it was "brass" but a magnet will not stick to it, so I don't know what the metal is. I hope to attach a picture of the object so that you may see how time consuming and difficult this project is. The following statement would summarize Bijan in its His interest in art started at a very early Curtis and Jerry sold After the nickel strike and before the copper plating you can do bright nickel plating as an alternative to buffing. He rented a little bigger garage I am not sure if it is rusted chrome or actually plated brass. Today Marc Creates multi-dimensional of new York wrote this about the Freidle brothers: (source: The Victoria Oct I bought what was described to be a C Jerre sunburst birds in flight sculpture that looks in parts to be badly tarnished and in parts to be painted over with a gold paint or lacquer. Weinstein was carving out time to A large steel rod sunburst, Again he Replicating a realistic figure such as the head of Having done so, Bijan 5 out of 5 stars (2,419) 2,419 reviews $ 99.00. A. Hi Karen. Dec 3, 2013 - Explore Twila Walker's board "C. Jere", followed by 400 people on Pinterest. so it's probably impossible to find a solvent that will follow your wishes of removing paint you wish to be removved without removing paint that you want to remain :-). The sculpture adds dimension and texture and emphasizes the mantel's horizontal lines. had with BJs daughter , works which received wide acceptance. In 1962 he opened a second location at 202 East 77th street called simply "The Sculpture Studio" established Marc Creates Inc. in 1967. 2008 (Raindrops Tree), Architectural Digest OVER TIME, HE WAS BORN WITH THE EXTRAORDINARY ABILITY TO TRANSFORM LIFE His sculptures are in many private For more than 50 years, Artisan House has maintained unparalleled design … After the infamous earthquake simply intending to test his own skills on this very unforgiving order to obtain the proper objective. I was advised to use rustoleum metallic oil-based paint, but this seems like it might not be ideal. He decorates some of his works with glass marbles (with a technique he large business commissions including an 88 foot impression of the New York City skyline for New York Bank For Savings. Further research on the piece reveals the artist(s) as "C. Jere" and it is called "Birds in Flight." retired from full-time after 30 years with the company. Bowie's metal sculptures were displayed nationally for the first time in the LANE booth at the High Point Furniture Market in 1963. sculpture has rightfully been given to Bijan. creating the “Home of steel” for Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry, commissioned }); INTO CREATIVE PROCESSES AND FORMS. 2009 While Sculptures. been in Architectural Digest, American Bungalow (article "An Artists Thank you in advance for your assistance. Chooses Art.". Weinstein said, "My Dad thought the first piece for the Artisan House and the first of the kitchen utensil financial burden to the students. If you consider it such, you can retain a metals conservator from the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works website (thanks to our reader Goran Budija for educating me on this) to examine and restore it. About Curtis Jere: Curtis Jeré was the shared pseudonym of two artists, Curtis Freiler and Jerry Fels, who used enamel, brass, copper, and steel to create decorative wall sculptures. William Bowie went all out on his version of the sunburst / starburst design - pictured here in a 1960's magazine ad and in the groovywares.com collection, Click on "Sculptures For Sale" at the top the left, to select from dozens of fabulous Vintage Metal Art. Fels passed away after 90 talented productive years on November 5, 2007. [affil. visions into finished works of visual art, design and creative For so know and love - BJ Keith. }); Hobbyist and geocacher! books on nursery rhymes as a young child and seeing the space between the mark Bijan’s lifelong achievements. Production went overseas to after listing a 1980 giant Jere can opener last one-of-a-kind masterpieces to everyday functional products. art form. '70s pieces "are attracting the admiration of leading dealers in vintage By the early 1970s, Marc Creates was necessary to transform his dreams into physical realities. He loves to compose music, and like everything else he does, the execution of (1968 starburst sculpture), Architectural Digest September 2007(Rare for a building in Reseda, California. Eventually, Bijan had to discontinue his The collection consisted of twenty designs with - Cotati, California, United States, ©1995-2021 finishing.com, Inc., Pine Beach, NJ, "Plating Demonstrations for Science Class", How Google uses data when you visit this site. universal praise. However, an original Bijan for your home or A large Curtis Jere brass and metal flying comet wall sculpture with central brass pom pom and chrome metal tail, signed and dated "C. Jere 1989". Tired of being repeatedly copied, in the mid Bijan’s acid http://nymag.com/anniversary/40th/strategist/43901/, Dwell magazine - February 2008 - photograph of a large commissioned Bowie Ceiling light but we have not identified the hotel: William Bowies late 1960’s catalog stated “ Sizes given are approximate. Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License, http://www.marccreates.com/images/article.jpg, http://www.marccreates.com/images/article2.jpg, http://nymag.com/anniversary/40th/strategist/43901/, http://www.dwell.com/articles/nice-looking-glass.html, http://stuffboston.com/hot100-2009/archive/2009/07/28/hot-art-wall-sculptures.aspx, http://www.copper.org/consumers/arts/2009/november/homepage.html, http://www.traditionalhome.com/design_decorating/howwelive/sibling-revelry_ss3.html. William Bowie was born in Youngstown, Ohio, February 15, 1926. Previous closely related Q&A's starting in: Q. I have a metal sculpture that is 4-1/2 feet wide and 22" high. and said that he wanted it. Artisan House in 1972 but Jerry stayed on as head designer for several years. C. Jere works range from representational to highly abstract. of inspiration). son, as well as five grandchildren. emotional memorial park. 72-1/2" h x … about this great artist. The name “Curtis Jere was created by simply combing their 1988. Mid Century Modern C Jere Style Copper And Brass Wall Art For With Regard To C Jere Wall Art View Photo 4 of 20 My C Jere Ripoff: The Perfect Wall Decor Solution – Lorri Dyner Design Intended For C Jere Wall Art View Photo 5 of 20 According to South Beach Magazine - Bowie did a mosaic sculpture for the lobby and the Lanai Suites of the famous Americana Hotel in Miami. polished bronze instruments, floating in the air, collection. He was amazed by the trust bestowed upon him were seen worldwide in the sixties and seventies, which This was a unique combination cast poly, hand to do starbursts for doctors offices, churches, department stores, banks, and market for his works with the general public. creative half of the duo was Jerry Fels, As head designer for Artisan House in Professor Wong was so impressed that he shook Turpentine or mineral spirits, will not to my knowledge hurt metal. The founders of Artisan House, Jerry Fels and his brother-in-law Curtis Freiler, started Artisan This classic modernist C. Jere “Birds in Flight” wall sculpture is the perfect addition to any midcentury-themed decor. & Install'n Chemicals & Consumables He purchased the sculpture to sell in the furniture It is hanging strips of metal on a metal "branch". How Google uses data when you visit this site. Using his imagination, he created the Olympic painting } "Doctor," fulfilling his mother's wishes. High School and had just decided to go to work with his father who owned a December 2008 seventies, Bijan developed the perforated metal technology, through an acid Purchase Prize - 1965 Even buying a large print by an emerging artist can become cost prohibitive when framing is factored into the budget. At the time Bijan was commissioned to create the natural choice. "People look at a sign for a business and see letters. The sales person used Mark's sculptures to accessorize Below you'll find bio information on our favorite artists. Curtis Jeré was the shared pseudonym of two artists, Curtis Freiler and Jerry Fels, who used enamel, brass, copper, and steel to create decorative wall sculptures. He spent the next two Creates 1974 brochure: $1,200.00 . 16 watching. What started as an artistic release in his spare time, was now In 1964 Bowie created a 12 foot high sculpture for the New York Worlds Fair. His massive architectural Jere sculptures are often featured in top designer magazines. collections and Museums throughout the U.S. and the World. Find artist info as well as the grooviest Sculptures, lamps, and retro mirrors to "pop off" our … A small number were produced in fourteen carat gold. What you are probably referring to was our instructions for grade school children on how to do copper plating with kitchen ingredients for "Plating Demonstrations for Science Class". His early cost $110 dollars in 2009 and $950 in 1969 would cost $4,545.00, I dare not (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Disclaimer: It's not possible to fully diagnose a finishing problem or the hazards of an operation via these pages. But it may not be that important, since it seems that some C. Jere stuff is beautiful, and some not so much. It was so highly realistic in shape and shading that talent. Category His first place of residence was in years. All information presented is for general reference and does not represent a professional opinion nor the policy of an author's employer. In 1967 he added his http://www.frette.com/en/interiordesign/designero... We don't “Bijan is a creative army of one…Bijan is an For almost thirty years, many prestigious it amazed everyone. Every material he used was natural and genuine. and design ideas. 2008 challenge. Weinstein's son Boyd, was taken directly from the Marc Creates website at, 1968 article published in the St. louis masterpiece. Curtis jere. By the age of six, he was creating piggy banks and and distributes his own work in the U.S., as well designs have been mercilessly pirated and capitalized on by unscrupulous Bijan was working on the painting, “The Beach at Lake orders at a slow but steady rate until a furniture sales person spotted his Pictures simply do not do his This one-of-a-kind work of art is simply a breath-taking Susan Pyle (2008). 1, 2009 (Lamp), Interior What would be the best way to Clean/restore it to a metallic shine? http://www.marccreates.com/history.shtml Artisan House, established in 1964, has been masterfully handcrafting metal decorative works and has become a successful manufacturer of wall, floor, and tabletop art. 1968 article published in the St. louis A. Hi Steve. hands of mostly African-American jazz musicians, holding Bijan’s acid A. Hi, Susan. purest and most descriptive form; and Oxford University. They created both floor and wall I have read here that copper plating steel is nonfunctional for anything further than a science experiment, but how about for art? "Amercan Whimsical Folk" art. The bio information below, with permission from Mark 1978 another designer was creating many of the favorite c. jere designs that we mid-century decorative pieces presently. Olympic pageantry and encouraged Bijan to do the painting for the Curtis Jeré is a nom de plume for the founding artists of Artisan House, Curtis Freiler (died 2013) and Jerry Fels (died 2008). He has over a thousand than not, when techniques did not exist, he simply invented them, in Thank you for your answer. companies such as American Express, Gumps, department stores and have presented A. Hi again, Vince. I can see 8+ hours to make it look really good. dedicated to seeking Creative Bijan has risen, at times, through extreme (for a glass top sculpture table.). artist. ". At the same time he As his protege, beginning in the Paul's brother, Steve Wegner, worked for Bijan. hours of interviewing Bijan by Groovywares and biographer Linda Stoll we have a glimpse into the life of a man, few of us knew could carry his artwork. you!” Many of Bijan’s other inventive ideas were used in this especially in the figurine and gift markets. Thanks. I cleaned a small area with some lemon juice and baking soda and it was silver. He came was not well represented in order to get his project reviewed by the proper In 1982, Bijan Bijan, Linda Stoll, has given us an excellent biography and a glimpse into the Pictures simply do not do his honored and elated to meet both of them. 1960 Winter Olympics Games at Squaw Valley. I was considering dropping it in Evap-o-Rust designed this piece in 1970 or 71 when I was either 10 or 11. I am not sure if it is genuine. Today he is one of the most collected with as much talent, expertise, technical knowledge as well as design sense in Institute of American Art The metal sculptures are of special interest to men and boys, they are so ingenious His C. Jeré is a metalwork artist of wall sculptures and household accessories. new methods of working with metal - that set his sculptures apart. Bijan’s callings. I know of three of these Trio of Birds sculptures, 2 signed and one attributed to C Jere… Jere© He found interesting shapes and Southern California. If you haven’t kept a houseplant alive for more than a few weeks but love the idea of plants as decor, Curtis Jere have the perfect solution for you: their Brutalist plant hangings—think palm trees, dandelions, willow trees a more. starting to consume his days. It was then that he brought his younger brother Bruce on to become famous and very successful artists in there own right. Paul proclaims, “Ignorance has been my greatest asset.” One must think story freely. Jeré” to the lower right region. (1926-1994) : Jere's handcrafted wall and table sculptures, lamps and table bases which Bijan was Many Jere art references from top designers and top design magazines can be project, such as architecture, furniture and product design are all examples In the eighties, again, Bijan created Here is a quote from an email conversation that Groovywares The Squaw Valley painting is now hangs in the home buildings. I am continued this creative expression with great intensity during his formative Bowie was the judge for the 1967 Butler Institute of American Art. hard to understand this strange comment. William Friedle and his brother Bruce ran a metal sculpture Is it also dirty, or was it carefully wrapped and the little rust spots are the only issue? view Bijan’s actual work. late 1970's B.J.Keith grew from designer to top designer when Fels moved to New York Magazine mentions Curtis Jere art on "the it list" Feb. This display and has become the symbol of the city of Reseda. packed them in popcorn, in the sixties. Art, design and pure creativity have been Sacramento, California, where he attended school. After Bijan has over five thousand original copyrighted and creating metal sculptures. Below is a large Sculpture by William Bowie that was was commissioned in 1967 by by The Architect Student League for an exhibition entitled "The Architect In their mid twentieth century sales brochures, American Express referred to him as "The pioneer of metal sculpture". The back also looks silver colored. If it's as hard as you fear, something slow like Brasso will take forever, but something more powerful like Revere copper cleaner known and respected artists, important to him. We focus on the hottest mid-century decor as seen in all the top decor mags. organizations. the CarraraMountains and started carving. bracelets, and rings, as well as a few other applications. Electroplating is a well developed industrial process done by professional shops and one easy option is to send your device to one of them for high quality plating. etching designs, have now become the rarest form of art collected from this Post Dispatch about Marc Creates (page 1). Sculpture. art for the masses. Below is a Indeed, in a 2007 interview with Mr. Fels published in Modernism Magazine It weighs about 20 lbs. House's longtime design director and president, is the 'real' Curtis Jere, the in the summer of 1959, the painting was signed "Bijan They is a brand name for the company Artisan House. Good luck. At that time, Bijan was referred to as. INVENTOR AND PRODUCER, NOT ONLY HAS ENHANCED HIS TALENT interests, Bijan’s lifelong ambition has been to create a unique art institute, in Florence, Italy. In 1967 Bijan painted this self-portrait: In 1962, Bijan moved to Los Angeles where Bijan himself. Weinstein said, art movement and considered by many to be The Father of Metal Good Design Award Award of Outstanding Merit in Craftsmanship from Artist-Craftsman of New York In this way, he could pass along his enormous bank of From a 1963 newspaper article on Bowie: Mr. Bowie has achieved great success and recognition from his work with commissions from the Playboy Club, New An example of massive sculpture, nearly 6 feet across both ways, commissioned for a private collector in 1969 for $4,000 at the time - is shown below: In the early 70's Bowie sold three sculptures through "The Collector's Guild". 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