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Stone : A Legacy and Inspiration for Art

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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.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 192 pages
  • 200 x 264 x 26mm | 979.75g
  • Black Dog Publishing London UK
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1907317376
  • 9781907317378
  • 887,910

Review quote

."..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" 'Introduce(s) a sense of philosophy to working in stone' Scottish Artshow more

About Jake Harvey

Jake Harvey lives in Scotland. He studied sculpture at Edinburgh College of Art, where he is currently Head of department. Joel Fisher is a sculptor and lives in New York. Noe Mendelle is Head of Film and Television at Edinburgh College of Art.show more