The Reductionist Revolution is not Being Televized

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It’s a sad fact that many an art-lover loves stone… but will never entertain the notion of acquiring marble sculpture for fear of hefty shipping costs, an invasion of heavy lifting equipment, ever-expanding work crews, and spiraling costs as the task of mounting a piece of artwork takes on an aspect more appropriate to that of a small building project. And even then, once in place, a sculpture of several hundred pounds is no easy proposition to move. Consequently, when looking to purchase artwork for their home, due to its cumbersome weight and density, stone sculpture is often dismissed as outdated, outmoded and altogether ‘out of the question’ by people who love stone every bit as much as I do.

'Reverse Equation', 1314 Winter Collection, Colorado Yule Marble. ‘Reverse Equation’, 1314 Winter Collection, Colorado Yule Marble.

THAT WAS THEN – THIS IS NOW

For those unfamiliar with recent developments in stone sculpture I introduce the concept of contemporary…

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