Bronze Age – Art Foundry

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I love the Cape Town based art foundry that specializes in the casting of bronze sculpture utilizing both the lost wax as well as sand casting processes. Bronze Age is a multifunctional art foundry, specialising in the casting of bronze sculpture.  For more than a decade, the foundry has cast the sculptural work of numerous local South African and international artists.

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In 2005, a design studio was established within the foundry, headed by sculptor and owner, Otto du Plessis, and industrial designer Charles Haupt. Together they are embarking on a sculptural and design journey with the aim of fusing the two disciplines together.

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Inspiration is taken from nature and natural curiosities and experimenting with process based techniques. The results regularly yield weird and magical, humorous yet elegant and collectible pieces of design art.

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