José Manuel Castro López manipulates stone like it was soft clay. His sculptures are full of twists and turns, waves and wrinkles which contrast with the tough material and make you question the laws of physics.


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The Spanish artist draws inspiration from Galician mythology: "My relationship with the stone is not physical, but magical," he told The Creators Project. "It recognizes me, it obeys me…we understand each other. My stones are not lifeless. They manifest themselves". To create these smooth textures López uses mostly quartz and granite.

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Ditto 1 year ago

How?!

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Sally Vogel 1 year ago

How does he do this? The rock surface looks original...but can't be.???

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Kirsten Preston 1 year ago

Love this ;-)

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varwenea 1 year ago

Looks like a coral, especially with the pink-ish color.

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Daria B 1 year ago

Looks painful.

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Sophia Marotta 1 year ago

LET ME EAT THE RAVIOLI!!!

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Zombie Gurl 1 year ago

If had this in my room, I can easily mistake this as my socks

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Kirsten Preston 1 year ago

Just really like this one - great colours!

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Ditto 1 year ago

Sleek!

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