carving marble

Matthew Simmonds_marble_miniature_monuments

Matthew Simmonds’s marble works deftly replicate historical monuments

In spite of marble's seemingly hard credentials, the metamorphic rock was/is the favorite of sculptors around the world because of its working 'softness'. The very nature of marble makes it easier to carve, while its homogeneity endows the much needed uniformity to the resultant sculpture. Britisher Matthew Simmonds must know this better than many people,…


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