INTENSE SOFTNESS  (Intense Douceur)                2014

steatite (soapstone) sculptures , dim. variable

Because our world is so tough, so hard, I have to give it some sort of solace. So I chose something hard and tough (stone) to turn it into something soft, to the eye and the touch... The sculpting process itself actually started with hard strokes, hard sawing and grazing, to end up with sponge caresses...

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