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Realistic Pillows Sculpted from Blocks of White Marble

In studios in Oslo and northern Italy, Norwegian sculptor Håkon Anton Fagerås uses a pneumatic hammer and other carving tools to shape blocks of marble into...

Torlonia Marbles: World’s most important private collection of ancient Roman art to go on...

Accessible only to a chosen few, the collection was so little known that it became the stuff of legend. Even scholars knew it only from...

20 sculptors to take part in 2nd Tuwaiq symposium in Riyadh

Riyadh will host the second Tuwaiq International Sculpture Symposium in the Saudi capital’s Diplomatic Quarter from Jan. 10-30. Twenty artists from around the world...

David ‘preceded medical science’ – Renaissance work shows precocious knowledge of blood circulation

Michelangelo preceded medical science in the knowledge of blood circulation shown in his masterpiece sculpture David, a US medical expert says in a new...

Residence covered in white marble and mirrors in Athens

Greek firm “314 architecture studio” recently completed “H303”, a residential project located at the south suburbs of Athens. The site, 800m far from the...

“Time is stone” is the new theme of 2020 Marmomac trade fair

It will be the concept of “time” that will fill The Italian Stone Theater this year during Marmomac 2020. Reflecting on its symbolic value,...

Famous granite site takes centre stage

One of America’s oldest, deepest granite quarries is set to become the stage of a floating theatrical display.The abandoned Wells Lamson Quarry, among the...

In Italy, Art Becomes Reality

For centuries the craftspeople of Pietrasanta have translated artists’ ideas into marble and bronze. Franco Cervietti carved his first full-size copy of Michelangelo’s “David” when...

Star Wars heroes Rey and Kylo made from Carrara marble in Rome

Rey and Kylo Ren, protagonists of the third stellar trilogy, are displayed at “La Clessidra Sala Blu” gallery in Rome until 29 December. They...

Stone Craftsmanship: A Rare and Irreplaceable Skill

Stone carving—the fine art of chiseling natural stone into intricate interwoven leaves atop a column or angels gracing a cathedral portico—is uncommon enough that...