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The Edge XIII
The Edge Series has been on going for years, decades really, though not always under that title. The sculptures are abstract. Many are very personal but a lot of them are informed by films, books like The Life of Pi, other people’s stories and, of course, music is always in there, especially that of guitar god Steve Vai.

The landscape and our connection to it is often the narrative setting. Although there may be a figurative influence  it is a figure from the earth, not us.The relationship in South Wales with the land is literally deep from decades of mining and the Welsh have a beautiful word for their bond to their home-land,’ Hiraeth’. The wonder and danger of coal has coloured the culture and heritage here for thousands of years and the evidence of that blends in with the natural landscape so ubiquitously that it’s hard to tell them apart.

Along the cliffs of parts of the spectacular coast-line here in Wales you can see seams of black coal in the rock. Geology shaped by water and time is very much part of The Edge narrative.

This piece is a deep, matt black that soaks in surrounding colours. You can scrub it clean and re-wax it with bees wax but all it will usually need is a little dusting.
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The Edge XIII Sculpture

Rebecca Buck

United Kingdom

Sculpture, Ceramic on Other

Size: 15.4 W x 8.5 H x 11.8 D in

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The Edge Series has been on going for years, decades really, though not always under that title. The sculptures are abstract. Many are very personal but a lot of them are informed by films, books like The Life of Pi, other people’s stories and, of course, music is always in there, especially that of guitar god Steve Vai. The landscape and our connection to it is often the narrative setting. Although there may be a figurative influence it is a figure from the earth, not us.The relationship in South Wales with the land is literally deep from decades of mining and the Welsh have a beautiful word for their bond to their home-land,’ Hiraeth’. The wonder and danger of coal has coloured the culture and heritage here for thousands of years and the evidence of that blends in with the natural landscape so ubiquitously that it’s hard to tell them apart. Along the cliffs of parts of the spectacular coast-line here in Wales you can see seams of black coal in the rock. Geology shaped by water and time is very much part of The Edge narrative. This piece is a deep, matt black that soaks in surrounding colours. You can scrub it clean and re-wax it with bees wax but all it will usually need is a little dusting.

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Sculpture:Ceramic on Other

Original:One-of-a-kind Artwork

Size:15.4 W x 8.5 H x 11.8 D in

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"We look at the world through eyes of ancient mud." Straw Dogs, John Gray Whatever else weighs upon us, the pull of the Natural World is the strongest force that shapes our lives. Working within the traditions of the early 20th Century Modernist sculpture greats like Barbara Hepworth and Henry Moore, it is important to balance inspiration with strict craftsmanship, technique and in-depth understanding of the medium. Faith and verity towards the material being central to the process. With this in mind, all of the artwork is focused on emotional description and unbroken connection with the natural world, the aspirational and the compassionate. Sculpture is a means of narrative melding context with form. Distinctly figurative works contain both endogenous and exterior depictions, while those that lean towards pure abstraction are more philosophical. Music, dance and intangible expression through tangible form make up the core of the work. Construction is a hands-on, visceral process. The clay and the techniques are chosen to generate active, expressive intensity that can be reflected through the permanent, finished artwork, locking the moment-to-moment inspiration and emotional engagement into the clay itself. www.ospreystudios.org You will find all sorts of information about my sculpture, how it's made, explanations of the Series, and the ideas and landscapes that inspire them. On this page, https://ospreystudios.org/blog-contents/ , you can find the set of 'step-by-step' posts that I hope will be useful to anyone wanting to work in clay, including on a monumental scale or just see how on earth it's done.

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