Alasdair Thompson – For Display Only

The incredible sculptor Alasdair Thompson sent us a serires of images of a marble sculpture of a wedding dress that he carved in the summer of 2014 at the Carving Studio & Sculpture Centre in West Rutland, VT. Thompson completed this work in association with Pnina Tornai, the designer from whose gown design he worked, and ABC Stone of Brooklyn, New York, NY who sponsored the project. The sculpture is titled “For Display Only.”

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Matt Simmonds – Marble Carvings

Matthew Simmonds graduated from university with a degree in history of art in 1984, specialising in the art and architecture of the medieval period. In 1991 he trained as an architectural stone carver, and in this capacity he participated in the restoration of several important historic monuments in England, most particularly Westminster Abbey and Ely Cathedral. In 1996 he transferred to Italy, where he specialised in the carving of fine classical sculpture in marble.

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Alasdair Thomson – The Identity Collection

Scottish-based artist Alasdair Thomson creates incredible airy female dresses. However, despite the fact the dresses look like they would be beautiful to wear on a summer day, they’re actually hand-carved out of Carrera Marble, which is the same as Michelangelo’s – “David”.

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