The Source

The artwork of the week is The Source (marble, 33 x 35 cm) by Ana-Maria Negara. She investigates natural geometry through sculptures inspired by the calcareous structures of sea shells or ocean snails. Although made of marble, they suggest weightlessness and delicacy.

Interesting facts about marble
Marble is developed from limestone, is white in color and can contain impurities such as iron oxides or clay minerals and the material can be yellow, black, or pink in color.  It was the favorite medium for Roman and Greek sculptures. Works of art like the Venus of Milo or the Taj Mahal in India are made of marble.

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