River Man

River Man (Yew and Marble) Frontal
River Man (Yew and Marble) Frontal
River Man 2008 (Yew Marble)
River Man (Yew and Marble)

'River Man'  was carved out of a very heavy piece of a yew tree I hauled out of the tidal mud from the Thames near Bermondsey in south-east London.


I got interested in one sculpture in the British Museum from Cyprus, and used this as a starting point for a series of wood sculptures.  


For kouros drawings see The Kouros Drawings. For photographs and notes on the Kouros in Archaic Greece see this page in my Art Writing. 


To Standing Lime Woman