Ken Scarlett first produced sculpture while a student at Caulfield Tech in 1947-48, while his last works, such as 3 x 5 (plus) were constructed in 1975. From the mid 70s he began research, writing and curating exhibitions of Australian sculpture.

Head of a Youth, 1963, modeled in ciment fondu, also cast in bronze, 56 x 19.5 x 25 cm.

Original in the collection of Serena Scarlett. Bronze in the collection of the artist.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fear of War, 1962, modelled in ciment fondu , 102 x 64 x 33 cm. Originally in the collection of Margaret Dredge, left to her daughter Rhonda Dredge. Photograph by Eric Skewes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Cry, 1967, cast in fibre glass and polyester resin, 203 x 68.5 x 25.5 cm. Collection of Art Gallery of Ballarat. Photograph by Eric Skewes.

 

 

 

 

Monument to a Segregationist, (original version) 1966, head cast in ciment fondu,  pedestal steel construction, cement base, wooden panels, total height 218.5 x 47 x 51 cm.

Head only in collection of McClelland Sculpture Park+Gallery. Photograph by Eric Skewes.

Monument to a Segregationist, detail of head, cast in ciment fondu,  61 x 47 x 51 cm. Collection of McClelland Sculpture Park+Gallery. Photograph by Eric Skewes.

Monument to a Segregationist, final version, head in bronze on granite pedestal. Collection of McClelland Sculpture Park+Gallery.

Multi-Positional Two, 1972-3, aluminium, each unit 19.5 x 188 x 61 cm. One unit in the collection of Mildura Arts Centre, the other in a private collection.

Female Serpent, 1974, bronze, 114.5 x 46 x 25.5 cm. Exhibited Artists’ Artists. National Gallery of Victoria, 1975. In the collection of the artist.

3 x 5 (plus) 1975, recycled wood, hoop iron and bolts, 5 units, each approximately 90 x 55 x 8 cm. Exhibited 6th Mildura Sculpture Exhibition. One unit in the collection of Tom McCullough, one Melbourne University, two with the artist, one unknown.