Girl on Canoe

Girl on Canoe

Posted by on May 30, 2017 in Blog, Introducing New Work

Taken literally, Girl on Canoe depicts a young woman piloting a canoe down a river or stream while simultaneously balancing herself against the currents and rough waters that surround her.  A metaphor for life, she is literally going with the flow, testing her ability to navigate her path without the help of the paddle she […]

Large-scale Rings

Large-scale Rings

Posted by on May 23, 2017 in Blog, Introducing New Work

Corbin’s new large-scale Ring sculptures captivate from all angles. Designed on site at the foundry, the Rings were combined to achieve both physical and visual balance with a combination of ovals and circles, in a range of sizes. Shifting weight, visual movement and rich patinas make these non-objective bronze works truly distinctive and original.  The ancient Greeks had […]

Tall Sculpture Releases

Tall Sculpture Releases

Posted by on Feb 1, 2017 in Blog, Introducing New Work

Pear as a Figure Tall Pared down and modern, Pear as a Figure Tall is the latest addition to Corbin’s collection of Tall Sculpture. The slight shoulder shift adds a subtle dynamism to this minimal figure. Sculpted in plaster, Tom exchanges his clay tools for hammer and chisel, achieving wholly different surface textures Pear as a Figure Tall Edition 60 […]

Reclining Nude II

Reclining Nude II

Posted by on Oct 7, 2016 in Blog, Introducing New Work

The Female Nude is among one of the most celebrated genres in the history of art, alongside landscape, still life and portraiture. Reclining Nudes are seen in both sculpture and painting from the Renaissance to Modern and present day. Below is a sampling, including Tom Corbin’s newest limited edition sculpture, Reclining Nude II Reclining Nude II Edition […]

Tom Corbin Interview

Tom Corbin Interview

Posted by on Sep 15, 2016 in Blog, Film and TV Appearances

Tom Corbin was interviewed by Joel Nichols from KSHB for his late night program, Nichols at Night.  “Even in our fast-paced, digital age, there are few things better than a good conversation. That’s what Nichols@Night promises to bring you every week. Entertaining, interesting, thought-provoking talk from fascinating people. National figures passing through our town and […]

New Paintings

New Paintings

Posted by on Sep 15, 2016 in Blog, In the Studio, Introducing New Work

With his two-dimensional work, Corbin enjoys exploring genres ranging from photorealism to nonobjective and everything in between. Having painted for over 15 years, Tom’s signature artistic style emerges in new ways through his painting, some congruent with his sculptural work and some in contrast. He states “Though sculpture and furniture design still dominates my work schedule, the thought […]

Column Studies

Column Studies

Posted by on Aug 23, 2016 in Blog, Introducing New Work

Beginning as studies for Corbin’s Tall Columns, the clay maquettes remained in the studio, providing inspiration with their verticality and animated silhouettes. Tom wanted to explore the idea of tabletop designs further and in doing so, sculpted a collection of eight designs, combining geometric shapes and contoured volumes. The compilation of forms, with four different patinas, will inspire installations that are both […]

Without Limits

Without Limits

Posted by on Jun 29, 2016 in Blog, Introducing New Work

Corbin’s newest corporate commission,”Without Limits”, pays tribute to the transformation Tom McDonnell, retired CEO of DST,  contributed to in the revitalization of downtown Kansas City through DST and beyond. This 25-foot tall sculpture installation by Tom Corbin combines three life-size figures with stainless steel frames around a central steel post. The installation is available for public viewing […]

Man of Bronze

Man of Bronze

Posted by on Jun 29, 2016 in Blog, Editorial

June 2016 435 Magazine City File, It’s What I Do Man of Bronze Local sculptor Tom Corbin delights in the third dimension. Words by Jan Dumay Photo by Tara Shupe His work is in 27 galleries, museums and showrooms nationally and internationally, in dozens of noteworthy public installations in the Kansas City area and elsewhere, and in several movies such as […]

Last Editions

Last Editions

Posted by on May 3, 2016 in Blog

It’s always hard to say goodbye. The sculptures listed below are *FINAL* editions, just a single casting is available

In the Studio Now

In the Studio Now

Posted by on Apr 6, 2016 in Blog, In the Studio

Please enjoy a glimpse at some of the projects Tom is working on this spring. From figures to accessories to paintings and beyond, 2016 will be a busy year In the Studio at Corbin Bronze

Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal

Posted by on Dec 14, 2015 in Blog, Editorial

Sculptor Tom Corbin’s Backyard Bronzes December 10, 2015 Wall Street Journal Real Estate, Guru Article by Alina Dizik Photography by Chris Mullins Full article: Sculptor Tom Corbin’s Backyard Bronzes Gallery of photos: A Sculptor’s Bronze Beauties A Kansas City, Kan., artist crafts garden centerpieces in bronze to create a sophisticated feel outdoors. Roxy, a 5-foot-tall poodle, and Jacqueline, an […]

Bronze Rings

Bronze Rings

Posted by on Dec 8, 2015 in Blog, Introducing New Work

Corbin Rings were designed to add artistic allure to your dining table through elevation and volume. Though spatially impactful, they do not impair the sight lines of your dining conversation. These sculptural accessories have the ability to inspire creative installations from tables, to mantels to wall mountings. Axis and Orion (black/brown and white patinas) make […]

KC Magazine

KC Magazine

Posted by on Nov 18, 2015 in Blog, Editorial

KC Magazine November Issue AN ARTFUL FÊTE Art, food and spirited conversation spark a casual evening at the Corbin Firehouse. Story by Kimberly Stern  |  Photos by Jason Dailey It’s a beautiful thing when beloved Kansas City artist and sculptor Tom Corbin steps from his studio, situated on the lower level of a historic 1912 Southwest Boulevard building, […]

Museum Show

Museum Show

Posted by on Oct 23, 2015 in Blog, Events

In collaboration with the American Museum of Natural History in New York City, the Museum at Prairiefire has opened The Horse, on display October 10, 2015 – January 24, 2016 in Overland Park, Kansas. Corbin Bronze has loaned two original paintings and two bronze sculptures for The Horse exhibition. Visit the Museum at Prairiefire website to learn more and […]

High Flyers

High Flyers

Posted by on Aug 26, 2015 in Blog, Introducing New Work

Introducing the latest sculptures from Tom’s studio. These figures are soaring to new heights in unexpected ways. Inspired by Brancusi, Skyward is a stylized bird that is both sleek and powerful. Available in two sizes, these bronzes will be coveted for their clean lines and luminous patina in light golden brown. Girl on Trapeze II is an addition to Tom’s […]

Corbin Bronze on KCPT

Corbin Bronze on KCPT

Posted by on Aug 3, 2015 in Blog, Events, Film and TV Appearances

Hello Art is a Kansas City based nonprofit that connects artists and audiences through an annual calendar of events. Corbin Bronze played host to the group this summer where about 30 guests toured the firehouse and learned about Tom’s career in art as well as his current work. The event was filmed by KCPT for their […]

KC Commission

KC Commission

Posted by on Jul 26, 2015 in Blog, In the Studio

Tom has been working on three new life-size figures for a large project in the heart of Kansas City. This dynamic installation will be Tom’s tallest to date with three “frames” stacked vertically. Here’s a sneak peak from the studio

Tom on the History Channel

Tom on the History Channel

Posted by on Jul 23, 2015 in Blog, Film and TV Appearances

*THIS SATURDAY NIGHT* See the making of Tom’s larger-than-life Gorilla, along with Tom Corbin himself, on History Channel’s Monument Guys. 8:00 p.m. (CST) on History Channel 2

NUVO Magazine

NUVO Magazine

Posted by on Jun 9, 2015 in Blog, Editorial

Master Caster Tom Corbin’s bronze. By Simona Rabinovitch Artist Tom Corbin’s studio, Corbin Bronze, buzzes with energy. The space, a converted Rosedale, Kansas, firehouse built in 1912, doubles as gallery and showroom, filled with Corbin artwork: paintings, bronze sculptures, and furniture. While his furniture can be regarded as “functional art”, Corbin is equally known for his bronze sculptures. Often vertical, kinetic studies of […]