City & Guilds of London Art School has an unbroken tradition of teaching sculpture, stone and wood carving since it was based in 1879. We play an important function in maintaining alive the talents essential for preserving the world’s most essential monuments and buildings, and are proud to offer the UK’s only postgraduate courses in carving.
Ultimately, carving for Moore, was not about copying however translating an artist’s concepts into the material with out the middleman of machine or mason. This, as we will see, was a place that turned tough, even impossible, to hold fast to, but it was this vision of carving as direct, defiant and determined which formed the narrative of the relationship of carving and British sculpture in the twentieth century. A carving is an object or a design that has been cut out of a cloth similar to stone or wooden. There shall be times … Read More