Carbon Sky reveals the Earth as a conscious life form that will nurture and feed its inhabitants as long as the delicate balances are respected. There is constant tension between mankind's need to define, quantify and contain and nature's seemingly endless abundance. Carbon Sky shows us a window to a place where the light is reflected on the edges and slopes of dark forms. Yes, there is light there but not of its own making. This is a story of hope. At a time when people are looking for answers and some see only the weight of our past decisions, Paul shows us that there is no way the efforts of the straight line or the darkness can distract from the power of natural forms and the inner light they represent.
From Warwick Brown, MBZM, "Carbon Sky, a wall-mounted piece, with its allusion to global warming. Trees absorb carbon, but release it again when burned. Here what could be the stumps of trees, or humans raising their arms in supplication, stand starkly against a pitch-black sky. In other free-standing works Olson achieves equally original results. In The Moon, another kauri slab" For the full review, please email email@example.com
Order Processing Times
All orders are processed within 1-3 working days (excluding weekends and New Zealand statutory holidays) after you receive your order confirmation email.
For international orders, or for large/bulky artworks within New Zealand, we will acknowledge your order within 1-3 working days and provide you with a separate invoice for shipping once we calculate the final cost. The cost of international shipping and for large artworks depends on size, weight and destination address.
Please note that some heavy or very large items cannot be shipped and are pickup only.
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Estimated delivery times
New Zealand: 1-3 business days
Australia: 3-7 business days
Rest of World: 14-30 business days
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You are welcome to pick up any artwork that you have purchased from Purpose Gallery at our premises at 5 Iwa St, Māpua, Tasman District, New Zealand 7005. Your order will be ready for collection on the next business day after you receive your order confirmation email. Please note that it may be necessary to make an appointment with us for collection.
Shipping to P O Boxes
We can only ship artwork to residential addresses. We cannot ship artwork orders to PO Boxes or APO/FPO military addresses.
Due to the nature of our inventory, international shipping rates vary according to size and weight of the artwork and the destination. For international orders, we will calculate the shipping and insurance costs separately once we have received your order.