Heaven Visited

I have recently visited three of the most spectacular homes on earth, here is a tiny glimps for you. Smedmore House first: Home with a view of the sea, privately owned still. Then- Greenway, Agatha Christie’s holiday place on the River Dart.  National Trust And now something else!  And here is the clue for this […]

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Willow Man Bird Attack

Willow man first appeared near the M5 Motorway many years ago (2001) when that bit of Somerset was just a very flat rather windswept field. We used to admire it as we shot past going North or South at ‘around’ 70 mph. Made from willow on a steel frame it was remade after an arson […]

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Art in Cornwall, A Summer in February

One of the sources of building material for the Thames Embankment came from Lamorna Cove in Cornwall. So next time you come to London and see this sculpture of Queen Boadicea by Thomas Thornecroft next to Big Ben, think of the stones below the embankment you stand on and remember this beautiful little cove in […]

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Re-examining Rodin

Rodin was in every sentence in our first year of lectures. He was Alan’s hero, he could do no wrong, he made no mistakes. We were told to hold our breath and wonder. The RA had an exhibition back in 2009 where he took world centre stage. Room after room of nakedness, thick ankles, mould […]

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Arthurian Princess

HRH arrived home recently. My latest bronze work is now installed in my client’s garden. The mould was considered one of the most difficult ever done by the foundry and the amount of skilled work to bring her to this was very considerable. It was fun to do. The goblet’s contents may have the answer […]

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Seasons of sculpture

Here is a very early work. It reminds me of summer.  And this to remind us of what may come this winter. Autumn, Hey Look At Me. (Spring will be added when my new website becomes live.) Source: Dorset Sculpture

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A Garden Treasure in the Henry Moore Foundation

I came across this quite by accident and wonder if Chicago would be interested in it? Chris mentioned that he hoped some Art would come to him. Seriously though, this is in the garden at Perry Green, home of the Henry Moore Foundation with the following description:  Bronzefrau Nr 3 recalls Moore’s iconic reclining female […]

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Brugge Again

The wooden pulpit is just amazing, the detail and composition is somewhat complex to say the least. It would take a month to give this town’s art some justice. If you happen to visit mainland Europe then don’t miss out on Brugge, the Architecture is worth seeing of course, chocolate excellent and the Art worthy […]

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