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Mining & Quarrying

The Legacy

Carved in Stone

Period:
21st Century
Description:
The quarry is the working landscape of Hiroshima-born sculptor Hideo Furuta. In this quarry on the Solway Firth only power drills and wedges can split and carve the unyielding granite from which his spherical sculptures can emerge.
Materials/Media:
photograph
Source:
Digital Number:
EAPG077n
Creation Date:
2006
Copyright:
The Artist