Stone: A Legacy And Inspiration For Art

Author: Jake Harvey
Homepage_9781907317378

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  • : $39.95(AUD)
  • : 9781907317378
  • : Black Dog Publishing London UK
  • : Black Dog Publishing London UK
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  • : August 2011
  • : 190mm X 250mm X 23mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : 39.99
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  • : Jake Harvey
  • : Hardback
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Barcode 9781907317378
9781907317378

Description


"Stone: A Legacy and Inspiration for Art" is a beautiful, visually stimulating book, exploring the delights of contemporary stone sculpture and stone carving. Stone is a major resource and inspiration for artists, craft-workers, and scholars in many areas, and also has huge attraction for a wider public, given its high visual impact, dramatic footage and timely re-evaluation of often hidden professions.
"Stone" offers an introduction to the traditional techniques of stone carving and reviews methods of extraction that are dying out. The authors traveled worldwide learning, interviewing and photographing these unique processes. The photographs in this book show the stunning results. The book then goes on to look at the work of crafts people today in contemporary stone sculpture.

Reviews

."..an insanely inspiring read." "Design for Mankind"

""Stone: A Legacy and Inspiration for Art" offers an introduction to the traditional techniques of stone carving and reviews methods of extraction that are dying out. The authors travelled worldwide learning, interviewing and photographing these unique processes. The photographs in this book show the stunning results." "Popular Crafts Magazine"