Jane Valentine is active/lives in Australia, Italy. Jane Valentine is known for marble sculpture.
Biography Jane Valentine
Jane Valentine, at 43, is one of Australia's pre-eminent and rare marble sculptors. She lives in Sydney and works on the other side of the world, mainly in the Italian village of Pietrasanta, where Michelangelo once lived and sourced his marble. Sometimes she works in Xiamen, south east of China, as well as Cairo, Egypt.
As a carver she finds all three places inspiring. Carving is one of the earliest art forms of sculpture, which still carries the imprint of the past, the artisans' knowledge that passed down through the centuries to each successive generation. Yet while Valentine's practice honors the traditional methods, she is very much a 21st century practitioner.
Her sculpture, Unrequited, was an installation in m
... Displaying 750 of 1912 characters.