Miniature Architectural Spaces Nestle into Carved Chunks of Raw Marble | Colossal


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“Tetraconch II” (2019), Faxe limestone, 38 centimeters. All images © Matthew Simmonds

 

Since antiquity, marble has been a preferred material for sculptors and architects alike because of its relative softness and the unlikelihood that it’ll shatter. British artist Matthew Simmonds(previously) fuses these two traditional forms and honors their history with his miniature models carved into hunks of the raw stone. […]

 

Detail of “Hidden Landscape II” (2019), Carrara marble, 180 centimeters

 

Detail of “Basilica V” (2020), Carrara marble, 170 centimeters

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