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Wings Over Water

Steel

3200 x 1200 x 650mm 

2022

SOLD

Simon Max Bannister Sculpture made with Steel or Bronze made by hand in New Zealand

Poukai

Steel

3200 x 700 x 700mm 

2019

EDITIONS AVAILABLE_NZ $28,000

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Hawk Harkening

Steel

2400 x 120 x 700mm 

2022

EDITIONS AVAILABLE_NZ $28,000

Simon Max Bannister Sculpture made with Steel or Bronze made by hand in New Zealand

ACTAEON SERIES

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In many ways man’s relationship with his wild self is tenuous. In this ancient Greek myth, man is too arrogant, and so the hunter becomes the hunted in this series of sculptures. For his transgression of hubris, he is cursed and transfigured by Artemis (goddess of the hunt, forest and archery) into a stag. This series of works aims to capture the three stages of Actaeon's transformation.

ACTAEON-STAG Simon Max Bannister Sculpture made with Steel or Bronze made by hand in New Zealand
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Actaeon Archer

Series of 8, Steel

3200 x 13200 x 500mm 

2018

AVAILABLE_NZ $35,000

Actaeon Transfigure

Series of 8, Steel

1600 x 1400 x 800mm 

2018

AVAILABLE_NZ $35,000

Series of 8, Steel

2400 x 2400 x 1200mm 

2018

FINAL EDITION

AVAILABLE_NZ $42,000

Actaeon Stag

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Kea Pair

Steel

2000 x 700 x 400mm 

2022

EDITIONS AVAILABLE

$17,500

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Kea Tussle

Steel

2000 x 700 x 400mm 

2019

EDITIONS AVAILABLE

$17,500

​“Max's sculptures in and of themselves are immediately captivating, but when artfully combined with the form of the house and the natural setting, inside and out, they have transformed those boundaries and added a depth of character to our home beyond our expectations.“

Glenn Renwick, West Wanaka

Simon Max Bannister Sculpture made with Steel or Bronze made by hand in New Zealand

Falcon Pair

Steel

1800 x 600 x 400mm 

2020

EDITION OF 8 SOLD OUT

Simon Max Bannister Sculpture made with Steel or Bronze made by hand in New Zealand

Hawk Harkening

Steel

2000 x 1200 x 900mm 

2020

EDITIONS AVAILABLE

Simon Max Bannister Sculpture made with Steel or Bronze made by hand in New Zealand

Fantail

Steel

4500 x 2000 x 700mm 

2019

SOLD

Max’s sculptures create points of real interest inside and outside our home - for us, for visitors, and for people walking along the Te Araroa trail. Living with these beautiful sculptures enhances our enjoyment of our home and emphasizes its connection both to the landscape and to the birds that live in it, with a special bow to the pīwakawaka.

Ian Ball, Lake Hawea

Simon Max Bannister Sculpture made with Steel or Bronze made by hand in New Zealand

Trust the Unfolding

Steel

3000 x 4000 x 900mm 

2022

SOLD

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Terraforma 1

Steel

4500 x 2000 x 1700mm 

2019

VARIATIONS AVAILABLE

$30,000

Inspired by the animated wind and how it twists life around us, this flowing form has a resilience of its own.

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Terraforma 2

Steel

4500 x 2600 x 1700mm 

2023

VARIATIONS AVAILABLE

$33,000

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Gale

Steel

3000 x 1800 x 900mm 

2020

SOLD

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Icarus Wish

Steel

5000 x 1800 x 500mm 

2018

Edition 2/3

$35,000

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Pukeko

Steel

1500 x 700 x 500mm 

2023

DONATED

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Tuna

Steel and wood

500 x 1800 x 8000mm 

2023

$15,000

Simon Max Bannister Sculpture made with Steel or Bronze made by hand in New Zealand
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FALCON TOWER

Keeping vigilant over the forests, watching how people are changing the land and sky. This artwork aims to serve a dual function as nest abode and totem to the birds of prey that rely on habitat protection.

A project in collaboration with Cardrona Ski Resort and Cardrona Hotel to bring attention to the endangered kārearea.

Simon Max Bannister Sculpture made with Steel or Bronze made by hand in New Zealand

Steel 

3600 x 1200 x 800mm 

2021

Edition 2/3

$55,000

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INDOOR

WORK

Bring the wild into your everyday

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