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‘Heat of Fusion,’ a film by Stephen Spaccarelli

In cooperation and coinciding with the exhibition Dick Polich: Transforming Metal into Art at the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art , Stephen Spaccarelli, a talented visual artist, native of the Hudson Valley, and close friend of the foundry and to Dick Polich, has spent the past two years filming and editing footage for ‘Heat of Fusion, […]

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The Restoration and Conservation of Zhang Huan’s Sculpture ‘Three Legged Buddha’

Zhang Huan’s Three Legged Buddha from Polich Tallix on Vimeo. Zhang Huan’s Three Legged Buddha was fabricated in 2007 by over 100 craftsmen in the artists’ studio in China. The massive sculpture was built in less than one month.  Constructed of welded and hammered copper over a steel frame, the sculpture is over 28 feet […]

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Tom Friedman’s ‘Untitled (Looking Up)’ at Stephen Friedman Gallery

Standing at 33″ tall, Untitled (Looking Up), a  mirror polished stainless steel figure could have been easily overlooked if one were to walk through the 55,000 square feet facility filled with waxes, plaster  molds, countless tools, and sixty-something craftsmen that makes up Polich Tallix. Today, he has a much different role. Smack in the center of […]


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Four Freedoms Park Installs FDR Portrait by Jo Davidson

The process of creating an historic monument is always an exciting and rewarding task. Currently we are in production on an enlarged bronze portrait bust of Franklin D. Roosevelt, sculpted by artist Jo Davidson in 1933, during Roosevelt’s first term in office. Davidson was considered to be the country’s foremost portrait sculptor in the early […]

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Assembling a 10’ Stainless Steel Bear

Canadian Artist Dean Drever received a commission in 2010 to produce a 10’ tall Kodiak Bear in mirror polished stainless steel.  The project was completed and

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Herzog & de Meuron’s 40 Bond Street Graffiti Fence

Herzog & de Meuron’s 40 Bond Street Graffiti Fence from Polich Tallix on Vimeo. In 2007 Polich Tallix created a custom  fence for Herzog and de Meuron’s 40 Bond Street Complex. The patterns, inspired by downtown grafitti were translated into digital patterns that were machined from styrofoam and cast directly into aluminum.


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Custom Aluminum Cladding for Allied Work Architecture

Custom Aluminum Cladding for Allied Work Architecture from Polich Tallix on Vimeo. In 2009 Polich Tallix devised a new method of sandcasting aluminum as the result of a collaboration with Allied Works Architecture.  Ultimately we created and installed about 4,000 square feet of aluminum paneling for a residence in NYC.  The intricate patterning on each […]

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Molten Metals: White Bronze

Molten Metals: White Bronze from Polich Tallix on Vimeo. Watch a White Bronze pour at Polich Tallix Foundry. Inside the molds are panels for a 63′ water wall designed by Al Miller and now installed at Frederick Douglass Circle at the Northwest Corner of Central Park in Manhattan. The circle opened  to the public in […]

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The American Folk Art Museum Exterior

The American Folk Art Museum Exterior from Polich Tallix on Vimeo. The American Folk Art Museum is an architectural landmark in NYC. The building, which reopened it’s doors in 2001, was designed by architects  Todd Williams and Bille Tsien. Polich Tallix worked closely with the architects for several years, researching and developing new strategies for a […]