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|An evolving process of carved constructions (some functional, some simply objective), Susan Abraham`s sculpture and utilitarian objects in stone express a combination of classical technique and reverence for the material with a contemporary whimsy and psychological edge. Forms and surfaces reminiscent of taut skin, pressed folds of flesh, and natural elements in motion create a framework within which the viewer can respond. Although traditionally trained in stone carving, from quarried block to fine polishing by hand through apprenticeships wit..|
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|"The problem of contemporary sculpture and the garden is one which has rankled in my mind for years. It is usually resolved through a process of inversion-that is turning it into sculpture in the garden as against garden sculpture. By that I mean the sculptor takes over the garden as an open exhibition gallery, of which the focus is their creation, to which the world of nature merely provides the frame.The Idea that sculpture is a contributory element to an overall'mise en scene',in which, sometimes its role may be incedental rather than central, has been lost.In this we have seen the betrayall of the great tradition of garden sculpture, one which was unashamed at being decorative or delightful."|
Sir Roy Strong
|Customer comment on 'Jackass Penguins (bronze Pair Standing statue)' by Camilla Le May|
|On behalf of the California Academy of Sciences, we would like to recognize your responsive and high level of professionalism in helping us purchase a bronze sculpture of “Jackass Penguins” by Camilla Le May. We requested a very quick turnaround for shipment to San Francisco and you were able to far exceed our expectation with your timely delivery. The Art Parks Gallery in Guernsey took special care in packaging the bronze so that it arrived in impeccable condition.... [Read more]|
Stephanie T., San Francisco, California, United States.