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Paul Vanstone

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Man Mountain

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The Disc Face

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Leaning Orator

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Dallaglio in bronze

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The meeting

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Twist

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White veined dancer

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Detail of white veined dancer

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Portuguese winged head

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White Carrara head

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Green Veined Head

The garden features the work of Paul Vanstone. Paul trained in sculpture at central and st.martin’s school of art and the royal academy of art. He was awarded the darwin scholarship (1990, royal academy of art travel scholarship (1992) and the henry moore award in 1991 and 1992.

Following his graduation paul worked in Italy at the traditional marble carving studios near the famous carrara quarries. He also spent time working in berlin and travelled to rajasthan to learn about their traditional religious, marble carving techniques. He also gained valuable experience working as an assistant to anish kapoor and this led to his work being exhibited in many famous galleries such as tate modern.

His fascination is with the hardness and light reflecting qualities of marble and how this can be transformed to portray the curvature of the human body and the delicacy and flow of covering cloth. He uses marbles, onyxes and albasters sourced from around the world.

Paul has held 25 solo exhibitions and his work has featured in many group shows around the uk.

His sculpture has proved very popular with collectors in the uk and overseas with installations in france, italy, usa, canada, germany, australia, abu dhabi and Russia.

More details of his work can be found at www.paulvanstone.co.uk

Admission for adults is £4 and children free.

Monies from the admission, lunches and teas are donated to local and national charities and to local good causes.

‘The sculptures are beautiful and magic to look at and to touch’