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Stunning Classical Interiors Carved into Marble and Stone by Matthew Simmonds

Matthew Simmonds is currently based in Copenhagen and carves his classical interiors into marble and stone. He was first recognised in 1999 after winning first prize at the second international sculpture symposium of Verona. A few of his sculptures have been included in exhibitions in the UK, Italy, Germany, Denmark, China, Australia and the USA.

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Inspired by a life-long fascination of stone buildings, and drawing on skills learnt as an architectural stone carver, Simmonds’ work takes stone architecture, and particularly sacred architecture, as a central theme. Drawing on the formal language and philosophy of architecture  the work explores themes of positive and negative form, the significance of light and darkness and the relationship between nature and human endeavour.

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