Cat Walk, Home Page

Cat Walk

Home Page

Cat Walk, Snowscape. Feb 2016

Cat Walk / 1314 Winter Collection / Colorado Yule Marble

9 x 14 x 46″ / One Man Lift / SN 140103 / $5,040

Small Buy Now Button

Free ShippingAvailable to Mid and Large Cities Within (Lower 48) Continental USA

Catwalk, 1314 Winter Collection @ martincooney.com

~~~

The story of how Cat Walk came to be carved is sufficiently complex that I find it difficult to explain, suffice to say that the process was both physically punishing and emotionally taxing. The reason being that the sculpture you see in these photos was in fact carved from a significantly larger block, resulting in much sweat, enormous effort and more than a few choice expletives!   Originally it had been my intention to carve a piece similar in shape to Cat Walk but more along the lines of a waterfall, but fate intervened in the form of some suspect marble that left me no choice but to cut it out in order to get at the beautiful central core that experience has taught me lays at the heart of all good marble – otherwise the whole block would simply fracture into a mound of useless rubble the moment I laid a hammer on it. However, once I had recovered from the shock and began to unravel the mystery of this most frustrating block of marble I began to see a pattern emerge that soon had me intrigued.  The core not only appeared to be strong and resilient but seemed to suggest a human figure, and the more I explored this theme the stronger the image of a slightly emaciated, tall, broad shouldered, swaggering female fashion model emerged in my mind’s eye.    Before too long I had completely forgotten all thoughts of waterfalls and my task became one of imagining the (overly) confident swagger of the amazing fashionistas we are accustomed to seeing strutting their stuff down the elevated gangplanks of the world’s premier fashion shows.

~~~

Cat Walk, Marble Sculpture by Martin Cooney

~~~

~~~

~~~

Cat Walk, Marble Sculpture by Martin Cooney

~~~

~~~

~~~

Cat Walk with Rainbow

~~~

~~~

~~~

Cat Walk, Marble Sculpture by Martin Cooney

~~~

~~~

~~~

Catwalk, Oblique Perspective left, Maypole right. Standing Stone Circle, Woody Creek CO.

~~~

~~~

~~~

Cat Walk, Marble Sculpture by Martin Cooney

~~~

~~~

~~~

Cat Walk, Marble Sculpture by Martin Cooney

~~~

~~~

~~~

Cat Walk, Marble Sculpture by Martin Cooney

~~~

~~~

~~~

Cat Walk, Marble Sculpture by Martin Cooney

~~~

~~~

~~~

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

~~~

~~~

~~~

Catwalk, Maypole right, Oblique Perspective left. Standing Stone Circle, Woody Creek CO.

~~~

~~~

~~~

Cat Walk in the studio

~~~

~~~

~~~

Cat Walk, Marble Sculpture by Martin Cooney

Cat Walk

~~~

~~~

~~~

thanks for visiting martincooney.com

~~~

~~~

~~~

måΓ†iℵ

~~~

~ ⌋·

~~~

~~~

~~~