ByAlain Bellino, writer at

R2D2 is the third Star Wars sculpture I've done. As with Darth Vader, I wanted to treat future projects with an antiquated aesthetic. I'm interested by ornament revival and it's a very good subject: robots represent modernism, my interpretation represents retro-modernism.

R2D2 is the past of the future

Moreover it has been superseded by a new model in the last episode.


It's an antique bronze ornaments assemblage. Assembling by welding and paint coated finishing. It took six months on the work bench, amounting to about 400 hours of work.

Process in photos:


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