Bimetal Venu Gopal
Bimetal sculptures are a rarity in India as very few
artists have mastered the technique. It is a long and tedious
method of lost wax sculptures that are being avoided because
of the extra effort and skill that goes into making them.
This lofty mastery of this art is fast fading in this world
of fast food, quick fix remedies and instant enlightenment.
This superbly sculpted Venugopal or Flute Krishna
is made in copper and German silver. The entire
body is in copper and the relief ornaments are sculpted in
German silver. Pure silver is alternately used but the cost
The beatific expression on his divine face, the sharp Aryan
features and high arched brows, the graceful poise of His
leonine body all add up to make this stunning piece of artistry
a distinct masterpiece.