Category Archives: Sculpture and installation

Root and Branch

Here are some photos of the first iteration of  the ‘new work’. Hoping to do more this week if I can find the time… and if we get some decent weather! I am planning to make a continuing project, titled: … Continue reading

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New Work on its Way

I have started a new piece of work – sparked off by some photos of branches against blue sky that I took in the woods last week. I seem to be returning to an old  theme of mine: that life … Continue reading

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Fragility: Fabrica Gallery, Brighton

This looks to be a memorable exhibition…  It has been showing for nearly a month now, but continues until 23rd  Aug, and so there is still a few weeks left to make the visit. Elpida Hadzi-Vasileva has long been a favourite … Continue reading

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Resuscitare by Elpida Hadzi-Vasileva

Mottisfont Abbey, Hampshire is now a spacious, comfortable country house, set in extensive landscaped lawns and gardens. It has a long fascinating and multi-layered history, originating in 1201 as an Augustinian Priory. (See Mottisfont’s website to learn more). I arrived … Continue reading

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Sculpture in the Woods: Another Grand Day Out

We went to the Sculpture Gardens at Broomhill Art Hotel. We stepped into a steep green woodland setting, absorbed the scent of soft fresh air and a hint of rain which just held off. I was glad it was like … Continue reading

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Divining Rods

Just completed! Here’s the first picture of Divining Rods at Highgreen,Tarset, Northumberland.  Lucy and I were commissioned to make this piece as part of VARC’s 10th birthday celebrations (Visual Arts in Rural Communities). More pictures and more info to come…  

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TREE: Natural History Museum

I thought to share this image with you, of Tania Kovats’ magnificent installation at London’s Natural History Museum.  It is made from thin slivers cut through the entire length of a 200 year-old oak. I must say, I have some reservations about felling … Continue reading

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Peter Randall-Page and Rock Art

I have written briefly about Peter Randall-Page here on Throughstones before – in general admiration for his profoundly integrating sculpture and art practice. He is probably best known for his large-scale stone sculptures made for public spaces, which draw upon the underlying patterns … Continue reading

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CONNECT (Skystones pics)

view of Skystones from top of tall ladder – circle 1.8m dia. Just to show that I am back to stay – here are some pics of my current work, showing at the Museum of North Devon. It is called … Continue reading

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Peter Randall-Page

Continuing my musings about Public Art – the work of Peter Randall-Page comes to mind as being genuinely integrating… people with their surroundings, people with nature, people with each other, today and across the millennia. For me, his work conveys … Continue reading

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