On The Cusp
On The Cusp / 1314 Winter Collection / Colorado Yule Marble
26.5 x 12.5 x 8.25” / 39.4 lbs / SN131102 / $2,850
Well over a year had elapsed since I put the finishing touches to the final Maiden Collection Hand Carved Marble Bowl, Work in Progress, and I was chomping at the bit to fashion another bowl. I derive an immense amount of pleasure and satisfaction from the process of releasing a large Curvilinear bowl from the iron grip of an uncompromising block of marble. Even I find it strange to think that these unlikely looking blocks already contain the entire finished sculpture within. Exactly how I set about ‘freeing’ them is an intricate and involved process, and one that demands not a little effort on my part, but all the hard work and endurance proves eminently prove worthwhile once a brand new bowl slowly begins to emerge before my eyes. The name of this bowl by the way refers to a rather dramatic intervention by Mabel, The Spirit of the Stone in the form of the large dip along one side of the rim. Strange thing is, I now find it quite impossible to imagine this large, robust, indoor/outdoor Hand Carved Marble Bowl without it. Such is the nature of my Direct Method Collection Series Curvilinear Marble Sculpture.
On The Cusp
Colorado Yule Marble Sculpture by Martin Cooney
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