Portfolio > Metal Sculptures

Primarily objects made using Erector Set pieces as the structure with various additional objects. They are either kinetic, lights or simply sculptural.

Erector set, kinetic art, sound sculpture, Michael Thompson Chicago artist, kinetic sculpture
Erector set, Toy Chime
8" x 12" x 4"
2016
sculpture, outdoor sculpture, Michael Thompson Chicago artist
Aluminum
4' x 4' x 8'
2018
Erector set, kinetic art, sound sculpture, Michael Thompson Chicago artist, kinetic sculpture
Copper, Erector set
1' x 4" x 4"
2017
Erector set, kinetic art, sound sculpture, Michael Thompson Chicago artist, kinetic sculpture
Erector set
2017
2017
erector set, kinetic art, sound sculpture, Michael Thompson Chicago artist, kinetic sculpture
Erector set, Toy Chime
1' x 8" x 4"
2017
sculpture, Michael Thompson Chicago artist
Cork Screw, Nut cracker
10"
2017
Erector set, erector set sculpture, Michael Thompson Chicago artist, light sculpture
Plastic, erector set parts
8" x 6" x 4"
2017
michaelthompsonart.com, erector set sculpture, window display, Cornell Box inspiration
Found object, erector set
2017
Studio shot
Mixed
2017
kinetic art, Dada art, mechanical art
glass eyes, erector set parts
6" x 8" x 5"
2016
Kinetic sculpture, erector set sculpture
Copper, Erector set
1' x 4" x 4"
2016
Michael Thompson Chicago artist, sculpture, Tornado sculpture
Copper, wood
24" in height
2016
outdoor sculpture, Michael Thompson Chicago artist
Steel
10' x 5' x 5'
2016
Bird (Mock-up
Steel
Variable
2016
Erector set, erector set sculpture, Michael Thompson Chicago artist, sculpture
Coper, erector set parts. ball chain
18' X 9" x 9"
2016
erector set, erector set sculpture, Michael Thompson Chicago artist
erector set, copper
8" x 4" x 4"
2016
erector set, kinetic art, Michael Thompson Chicago artist, kinetic sculpture
erector set, copper, ball chain
18" x 8" x 4"
2016
Erector set, erector set sculpture, Michael Thompson Chicago artist, light sculpture
Erector set, boat light
12" x 7" x 6"
2016
2016
2016
2016
Michael Thompson Chicago artist, kinetic sculpture, Erector set
Erector set, found objects
8" x 6"x 3"
2016
2016
kinetic sculpture, Erector Set sculpture, breasts, breast sculpture, Michael Thompson Chicago artist
erector set, falsies
2011
 Kinetic sculpture, masturbation, erector set sculpture, erection, sexual sculpture
Erector set, wood
22" x 12" x 5"
2010
kinetic sculpture, zoofilia,
Erector set, wood
8" x 12" x 3"
2010
Erector set, kinetic sculpture, Penis, penis sculpture, intercourse sculpture, kinetic sex sculpture, sex sculpture
Erector Set, paper mache
8" x 12" x 4"
2011
Found Objects
2016
kinetic sculpture, rubber nude figure
rubber, metal, celluloid
3" x 2" x 2"
2012
Erector set, sculpture, Michael Thompson Chicago artist, kinetic sculpture
erector set, toy metal propellors
11" x 1" x 4"
2011
fish sculpture
metal, paper
12" x 4" x 4"
2012
2014
Erector set, kinetic sculpture
Erector set, copper, ball-chain
2011
Erector set, sculpture
Erector set and plastic
24" x 14" x 4"
2011
sculpture decorative lamps
Erector set, plastic taxi light
2011
Erector set, Lamp
18" x 6" x 6"
2011
Light
2016
2014
Michael Thompson Chicago artist, kinetic sculpture, Tornado sculpture
Erector set, copper, ball-chain
36" x 12" x 8"
2013
 Curved Line with a Point
Erector set parts
10" x 18" x 6"
2010
Shade
2016
2014
Hula dancer
Erector set, glass, ceramic doll
8" x 5" x 5"
2011
2016
Metal Sculpture
18" x 10" x 5"
2013
2016
Kinetic sculpture, Erector Set
Erector set,ball-bearings, ceramic doll
20" x 8" x 6"
2011
Ball Chain Ball (partially expanded)
Ball Chain, erector set, plastic dome
12" x 8" x 8"
2011
Toy Chimes, sculpture, erector set
Erector set, toy chimes
14" x 10" x 5"
2011
Chimes, Fisher-Price Toy Xylophone
Toy Fisher-Price Xylophone Pieces
12" x 12" x 12'
2013
Michael Thompson Chicago artist, Erector set, Taxi Light, Taxi Dome Light
erector set, plastic taxi light
18" x 12"
2012
Michael Thompson Chicago artist, Erector set, Taxi Light, Taxi Dome Light
Erector set, plastic taxi light
12" x 18" x 5"
2014
Michael Thompson Chicago artist, decorative lamp, taxi dome light
Erector set, plastic taxi light
10" x 24" x 6"
2012
Michael Thompson Chicago artist, Erector set, Taxi Light, Taxi Dome Light
Erector set, plastic taxi light
10" x 18" x 5"
2014
Michael Thompson Chicago artist, Erector set, Taxi Light, Taxi Dome Light
Erector set, taxi light
12" x 12" x 4"
2011
Michael Thompson Chicago artist, Erector set, Taxi Light, Taxi Dome Light
Plastic cab dome light, erector set
9" x 16" x 4"
2011
Michael Thompson Chicago artist, Erector set, Taxi Light, Taxi Dome Light
Erector set, taxi light
12" x 18" x 5"
2011
Michael Thompson Chicago artist, Erector set, Taxi Light, Taxi Dome Light
Erector set, taxi light
12" x 18" x 5"
2011
Michael Thompson Chicago artist, Erector set, Taxi Light, Taxi Dome Light
Erector set, taxi light
12" x 18" x 5"
2012
Michael Thompson Chicago artist, Erector set, Taxi Light, Taxi Dome Light
Erector set, taxi light
12" x 12" x 4"
2012
Light Fixture with Brushes
Street Cleaning Brushes
8' x 12'
2014
2016
Over-sized Meat Cleaver, fake Butcher shop
Aluminum, WEood
6" x 4" x 3"
2011
Year of the Dragon, Paper Mache, paper sculpture, Pagoda Red Chicago
metal, paper, cloth
4'x2'x25'
2012
Sculpture, Lighting
Aluminum, WEood
36" x 12" x 12"
2011
"Idols"
Sheet metal, found objects
8" x 10"
2004
Erector set, Aron Packer Gallery
Wood, metal,
11" x 6" x 6"
2009