Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Installed 2016, the first work in the garden
by a Virginia artist.
MUSEUM QUALITY BRONZE SCULPTURES
Produced through the Lost Wax Casting Process
Featured in museum, corporate and private collections, Rubin Peacock’s bronze sculptures are unique creations cast in his own foundry and hand-finished by him. These works emerge from a timeless appreciation of form, unity, tension and mysticism. They stand solidly, unshakable in their concentration of energy and purity of craftsmanship. Emerging from centuries of sculptural tradition in bronze, they are totems very much of today. They pry into the idioms of our time, yet retain the influence and sincerity of their European past. These sculptures merge the architectonic rigidity of geometrical shapes with an organic strength and flowing force of nature.
Strapped Bronzes In this series of strapped bronzes--some with combinations of carved stone--the artist modifies the traditional use of bronze while suggesting an uncharacteristic, possibly ritualistic, relationship between these two natural elements. The underlying...read more
Two of Rubin’s pieces, a 300 lb. bronze and a painting are both going for an auction as part of the entire Media General collection on Monday, May 15.read more
Created in 2015, Rubin's series of bronze faces is an exercise in expression through composition and deliberate surface distortion. These faces seem to be searching for the undercurrent, a sense of character, mystery and wit. The real beneath the apparent. With them,...read more