Wood

Come Dancing
1984     "... the arrival of the apple wood immediately suggested the theme of the popular TV programme of ballroom dancing..."
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Exultant Phoenix
1989     "Composite wood carving of oak, ivy and driftwood with a water-gilt finish..."
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Sea Swell
1983     "Heaving of sea with waves that do not break after a storm." — O.E.D.
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High Summer
1976     "The material itself was the beginning of this idea and was the result of having to saw off the bottom of a large trunk of yew..."
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Sleeping Phoenix
1988     "More recently, the theme of rebirth from any form of suffering has become increasingly important to me..."
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Venus Shell
1975     "A mollusc presents itself to human perception as two entities: an architectural structure of mathematical subtlety and a living form that is protean, visceral and sensuous..."
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Dolphin Leap
1980     "My inspiration was the memory of seeing schools of dolphins while at sea in the mediterranean..."
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Metamorphosis
1988     "The behavioural patterns of mayflys and dragonflys were much in mind..."
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