Daniel Arsham is set to release a new art object under his ‘Fictional Archaeology’ series this week. The latest collectible is an eroded ‘BRONZE BASKETBALL’ sculpture that is hand finished with a custom torch-scored patina — the bespoke exterior creates a rainbow light refraction in the metal.
“Inspired by the global reach of basketball, this work falls into Arsham’s Fictional Archaeology series in a new process using the antiquity that bronze is associated with. ‘BRONZE BASKETBALL’ is an amalgamation of past, present, and future,” said Arsham Studio in a statement.
The artwork is produced in a limited edition of 99 and each piece arrives inside a bespoke resin-cast Arsham Studio crate. As with any Arsham Studio object, the work comes with art handling gloves and a rainbow-foiled certificate that is signed and numbered by the artist. Get a closer look at the ‘BRONZE BASKETBALL’ edition above and expect an official launch on Daniel Arsham’s website this October 18 at 12 p.m. ET. Each piece will set you back $9,500 USD.
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