Art at the Rockface: The Fascination of Stone Andrew Moore

ISBN: 9780856676123

Published: August 22nd 2006

Hardcover

96 pages


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Art at the Rockface: The Fascination of Stone  by  Andrew Moore

Art at the Rockface: The Fascination of Stone by Andrew Moore
August 22nd 2006 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 96 pages | ISBN: 9780856676123 | 7.24 Mb

This book examines the principal ways by which artists have explored the fascination and meaning of stone. At times a belief in the sacred has informed artists desire to make art, often making symbols for worship. Today artists are among thoseMoreThis book examines the principal ways by which artists have explored the fascination and meaning of stone.

At times a belief in the sacred has informed artists desire to make art, often making symbols for worship. Today artists are among those inspired to explore form and meaning in ways that invite a contemplative and sometimes explicit spiritual response. Equally, other non-spiritual themes remain common to different cultures, notably those of study or transformation, myth and memory, all fundamental to our sense of ourselves.Conceived as a companion to the exhibition Art at the Rockface (Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery and the Millennium Galleries, Sheffield, 2006-7), six thematic chapters echo those of the exhibition.



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