Tag: quarries

Where do you get your stone from?

  A question that has come up quite a few times during my recent exhibitions and shows is ‘where do you get your stone from?’ Usually I exhibit a range of sculpture, carved in different stones and so I describe the quarries, countrywide, I have visited to collect stone blocks for working. Selecting stone is […]

Emotional Stone

  This is a drawing from around 1615 showing a stick wielding Inka encouraging the workers to pull harder on their ropes to move the great boulder of stone.  I was reminded of it when thinking about Erratic Stones. The stone is called a Sayk’uska, which means weary or tired in Quechua, and refers to […]