Cover Image

Larger ImageView Larger

Living Materials

A Sculptor's Handbook

Oliver Andrews (Author)

Available worldwide

Paperback, 348 pages
ISBN: 9780520064522
September 1988
$52.95, £45.00
Every material has an active presence and every material is susceptible to change. The task of the sculptor is to understand the natural properties of a chosen material, to know in the process of creation how best to work with, or against, its characteristics. In this generously illustrated studio manual, sculptor Oliver Andrews takes a new approach to sculpture, focusing on how the innate assertiveness of materials affects the complex act of making a sculpture.
The late Oliver Andrews was a sculptor and Professor of Art at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Join UC Press

Members receive 20-40% discounts on book purchases. Find out more