Sculpture in Stone

Sculpture in Stone

Geologist and science writer Nina Morgan* visits the bi-annual OnForm sculpture show in Oxfordshire – the only UK exhibition dedicated exclusively to stone sculpture… It’s generally a lot easier to examine the lithological characteristics of rocks away from their natural setting in the field. The bi-annual OnForm sculpture show, a spectacular exhibition of contemporary stone … Continue reading


What a carve-up!

Not far from Burlington House stands Economist Plaza, home to the famous magazine of that name, and known to architects as the first building in the UK to be faced with the Portland Roach.  That’s the limestone full of distinctive hollows created by dissolution of mostly gastropod and bivalve shells – leaving their body cavity infills behind … Continue reading