“Fantasy Stele”

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Sculpture Garden

Installed 2016, the first work in the garden
by a Virginia artist.



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

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...

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Inside Faces

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,...

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