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Profile image of Sandra BorgesSandra later work is a result form her reflection about human relations. Sometimes looking through the stereotypes and sometimes through the eyes of a individual, it is always about how one personality is form and how one relates to the other and to other in society.
Working only with Portuguese stone (marbles, limestone`s and breccia), she also mix it with other media if the idea demands it. The result is very personal way to make art objects that link the tradition of stone carving with other materials and plastic languages.

Sculpture: 'A Mão'
by Sandra Borges

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Limestone Bas Reliefs or Low Reliefs sculpture by sculptor Sandra Borges titled: 'A Mão'
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Sculpture description:
Sculpture hand carved (no electric tools) in a quarry wall, inserted in the theme "De Abîme au Azur" ("From the Abyss to the Blue"), at the Les Lapidiales site, Port D`Envaux, France.
Artist's comments:
Using the hand, one of the most expressive elements of the human body, I tried to impress the idea of the effort needed to make a big carving as this and in this conditions, and also the amount of energy expended to build, bit by bit, an artistic career. It`s curious to see as the hand took shape how easily people identify it as an mountain climber hand. They saw the character suspended in the void and struggling to reach the next gripping point in the rock. In other words, they identify themselves with the needed effort to achieve a greater goal in their live.
Dimensions/size: 700 x 1000 x 80 cm (height x width x depth)
approx: 22 ft 11 3/5 in x 32 ft 9 2/3 in x 2 ft 7 1/2 in
Edition:
Medium: limestone
Sculptor: Sandra Borges [sculptor profile]
Price: Price on Application
Availability: No, artwork probably sold out
Category: Monumental Sculptures
Public Art Sculpture
Spiritual sculpture
Anatomy, Hands and Feet and other human parts of the body Sculptures
Bas Reliefs or Low Reliefs
Weight:
Title: A Mão
Finish:
Recommended Usage: Indoors and as a Garden Sculpture
Year: 2011
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