Jonny Ambrose, 2018
Unique piece, 1 of 1 only.
Oak Veneer, Canvas, Carbon Fibre, Nylon wire.
610 x 305 x 55 mm.
‘LE MANS LANGHECK’
An Aerodynamic Inspired Sculpture, with steam bent twisting long tail wood section.
Created by Jonny Ambrose, 2017.
This sculpture is an unique piece, 1 of 1 only.
Oak Hardwood, Iroko Hardwood, Chromed Steel CNC Milled, Printed Composite.
1087 x 195 x 90 mm, free standing.
Created with sustainable sourced English oak, chromed steel and reclaimed iroko hardwood.
Now residing in a private client’s collection, Australia.
This Aerodynamic Inspired Sculpture is inspired by the iconic Porsche 917. The beautiful curves of the 917 are captured in this sculpture, where the ‘long tail’ in German is called ‘Langheck’. This work imagines the airflow from the top of the body, twisting in the wake of the car at speed.
Octane Magazine Commission – 2017 Editor’s Choice Award
Worldwide motoring magazine, Octane, commissioned me to produce their ‘Editor’s Choice Award’ trophy for The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering in California this August.
‘Superleggera’ – Steam twisted wood & engineered aluminium sculpture
The brief was for something stylish, elegant & different to anything before it. My love of wood & flowing aerodynamic forms was perfectly matched to produce a sculptural work of art, mounted on an engineered aluminium base, CNC milled from a solid of aircraft grade lightweight aluminium.
The low-line, svelte 1964 Apline M64, winner of the Octane Editor’s Choice Award, at The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering, August 18th 2017.
See Octane Magazine, November 2017 (#173) for an article on Jonny Ambrose & the making of the sculpture. Out in shops from September 27th 2017.