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“Jan van der Laan’s art is a unique synthesis between natural, organic forms and geometric abstraction“

Dutch sculptor finds the ideas for his works on the beach, in the dunes, or in the forest

A sensitive, even tender bust depicting a young woman on the cusp of maturity, is new in the collections of the J. Paul Getty Museum

New is also a stone portrait which likely represents a Greek poet, priestess, or benefactor

Exhibition with works of Italian artist Jago until July 03, 2022, at the Palazzo Bonaparte in Rome

The sculptor works with white marble and treats his topics from unusual perspectives

The restoration of Michelangelo’s unfinished masterpiece Pietà Bandini confirmed old sources that problems with the marble caused the work to be abandoned

The 2.7-ton block from the Seravezza quarries had microcracks and “impurities“ so that even the chisels “sparked“

An exhibition at the Saint Louis Art Museum (through May 15, 2022) shows how Renaissance and Baroque painters used stones as canvas and for more

The blue of lapis lazuli became water or sky, striations in lined jasper represented the sea’s undulating waves

At the Rocalia fair in Lyon, France, dry stone walling experts and artists once again showed what can be done with stone without any mortar at all

The artwork “De Rebus Naturae“ plays with geometry, references to Ancient Egypt and the ancient philosophers Epicurus and Lucretius

Michelle Byrne transfers maps of cities or contour lines of landscapes onto large stones

The Irish artist recreates moments from the past to give an idea of how we have changed the world

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