Category Archives: stone

Line of Least Resistance

A glimmer of blue sky appeared through the heavy dark cloud. I seized the opportunity, and drove to the woods  Stone, mud, water, trees – here and there, little clusters of frozen snowflakes  The sound of rushing water from the … Continue reading

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Levitated Mass

Having a strong interest in all forms of land and earth art, it is difficult in my daily browsing, to avoid reading about Michael Heizer‘s latest monumental sculpture destined for Los Angeles County Museum of Art. The work is a … Continue reading

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Art Walk Memories

Some lovely pictures – from Rachel Foster, including one of a pendant she made from a found pebble. A multitude of vibrant kites, dancing in the wind Skylarks singing, perfect day Shifting sand Sand swept into contours Have we managed … Continue reading

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Hartland Deep Time

Here’s a far better way to find out about the earth: clambering around the windswept rocky coastline of Hartland Quay with a bunch of congenial friends and a brilliant teacher.                               … Continue reading

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Sky

Today I installed “Skystones”  at Tapeley Park, Devon. Tapeley Park looks set to be England’s first fully sustainable stately home, and there are wonderful plans afoot relating to food production and low cost sustainable housing – as well as becoming a centre … Continue reading

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Labyrinth Pics

Here are some photos from Sunday’s beach labyrinth. I have run out of time trying to join two photos together to get the whole piece in – but  you will get the general idea. It didn’t quite go as I had … 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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Stones and Blades of Grass

Flandrumhill has reminded me of something from the Resonance Project’s website: “Instead of seeing ourselves as separate from everything around us, this view allows us to recognize that we are embedded in a fractal feedback dynamic that intrinsically connects all … 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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Sky Stones 2

Here’s the progress of Skystones this week. Sunday – cold and wet. Spend afternoon searching and digging out discarded stone from a neglected corner of the outbuilding. The stone is filthy, heavy and nowhere near enough. Mon – down the … Continue reading

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