‘The Film Director’ – a bronze sculpture by Australian artist Andrew Rogers has been on tour in Southern California for almost a year and is currently on display on the patio by the entrance to the facing the Pacific Theaters on the plaza. It will be auctioned on Feb. 28 by Nate. D Sanders.
Described as “a visual celebration in bronze of those imaginative and creative members of the Television, Film and Entertainment Industry and their work behind the scenes and lens,” the sculpture was originally commissioned in 1999 by Warner Village Berkshire UK, Warner Bros. Intl UK and Village Roadshow Entertainment Company of Australia.
The statue stands at 7 feet 6 inches and according to a press release “depicts a proactive engaged cinematographer-director patiently and methodically filming his subject. The director's head merges with the camera and his limbs become rolls of film indicating his absolute identification with his craft.
Rogers is considered among the most prolific artists among the land art field of expression. His recent project Rhythms of Life geoglyphs is a global piece containing 47 art works on all seven continents.
The auction ends Tuesday, Feb. 28 2011 at 5 pm Pacific Standard Time. Bids can be placed online at www.NateDSanders.com or by phone at 310-440-2982.