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Sculpture | Paul Olson

Carbon Sky

Regular price $1,250.00
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Sculpture | Paul Olson

Carbon Sky

Regular price $1,250.00
Unit price
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Material:  Oak, Copper, Ash and Charcoal 

Dimensions: 770W x 405H mm

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


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