Unconditional Surrender: 26 feet tall bronze statue by artist John Seward Johnson II.

Submitted by Tany Foundry

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Client: John Seward Johnson II

Location: New York, NY, United States

Completion date: 2009

Project Team

project manager

Owen Weng

Tany Foundry

Overview

Unconditional Surrender: 26 feet tall bronze statue by artist John Seward Johnson II.

The sculptures is for memorizing the victory of World War II.
The idea originated from a famous photos when a sailor kissing a nurse when they heard the news of victory.
Mr.Johnson created the sculpture and professional sculpture enlarging firm Digital Atelier enlarge the sculpture to 26 feet tall.

Tany Foundry combine lost wax casting and sand casting technique to cast the piece in silicone bronze Everdur.

The sculpture was shipped in parts to the US and got assembled on side

Goals

To memorize the victory of World War II, artist John Seward Johnson II created the sculpture.

Process

clay modeling by artist John Seward Johnson II.
Sculpture enlargement by Digital Atelier based in New Jersey
Sand moulding | bronze casting by Tany Foundry