Matthew Simmonds, a highly acclaimed English sculptor, carves beautiful sculptures of the interiors of monumental historical buildings from marble and stone. His sculptures strike a stark contrast between his precise architectural forms and the raw and natural stone or marble pieces that they were carved out of.

To create a sculpture that catches the light and structure of a building and lets the eye wander, to feel that here my eye could live, here a part of me could stay, is a great achievement,“  – Matthew describes his work in his artist statement.

If you find yourself in Oxford any time soon, you can visit a collaborative exhibition with Matthew’s pieces called “On Form 14”, at Asthall Manor, Burford, Oxfordshire, until 6th July 2014.

More info: Matthewsimmonds.com (h/t: LustikYatzer)

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