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Contemporary Sand Sculpture

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Contemporary Sand Sculpture

Author: E. Ashley Rooney; Barbara Purchia
$34.99(AUD)  inc GST
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Part performance art and part engineering, sand sculpture has become amazingly sophisticated as artists explore the boundaries of their skill with sand as a medium. Within a very short time, a sculptor can create an awesome, thought-provoking experience that will completely vanish after a few weeks. The photographs are all that's left. Barbara Purchia and E. Ashley Rooney take you on a round-the-world tour of sandscapes showcasing a dazzling array of sculptural figures, forms, and styles. Behind-the-scenes interviews with the sand masters reveal what motivates them and how they approach their art. Todd Vander Pluym, the world's premier sand artist and president of Sand Sculptors International (SSI), shares a contemporary history of sand sculpture, and renowned international sculptor Kirk Rademaker describes how he built a new life around this ephemeral medium. The images of these art pieces will have you wanting to stick your toes in the sand

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General Fields

  • : 9780764354748
  • : Schiffer Publishing, Limited
  • : Schiffer Publishing, Limited
  • : February 2018
  • : ---length:- '17.7'width:- '17.7'units:- Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : E. Ashley Rooney; Barbara Purchia
  • : Hardback
  • : English
  • : 160