- Manuel Neri, American, 1930-
Figure with Legs Crossed, 1991
Oil enamel on bronze, cast 1 of 4 Hamilton Storage with exh location
Funds from 1985 and 1986 Alliance for Contemporary Art Auctions by exchange, NBT Foundation, Jennifer Doran and Jim Robischon, and Barbara Burrell, 1996.33. © The Manuel Neri Trust. Photography by M. Lee Fatherree
Manuel Neri's figure sculptures start life as sliced and modeled plaster, later translated into bodly-painted bronze. Here metal replicates the fluidity and freedom of the plaster original, a svelte female nude with disturbingly truncated hands.