“What art offers is space, a certain breathing room for the spirit”
I’m posting more of the sculptures that I made – inspired by the marble quarries of Carrara. I call these works “The Carrara Series.”
In this landscape, where the surface has been stripped off by centuries of human interaction, one can sense the powerful resilience of nature.
Here are two sculptures I made in this series, both in granite of course.
Carrara is located in the Apuan Alps and is where the world’s finest marble comes from. I use primarily granite – from all over the world – like Africa, America, India… and Brazil. I make my art in Pietrasanta, a short half-hour from the quarries.
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