Author: Carol Sheehan
Breathing Stone presents extraordinary new sculptures by contemporary argillite artists of Haida Gwaii- the Queen Charlotte Islands.
Breathing Stone begins with author Carol Sheehan’s introduction to Haida culture and the historical realities that have shaped this unique art form. There is also an explanation of how argillite sculpture is produced and how it can best be appreciated. Personal portraits of 15 sculptors and their work, illustrated by nearly 200 colour photographs taken in artistsâ€™ workshops, galleries, collectorsâ€™ homes and on-site in Haida Gwaii, demonstrate like nothing else the power and richness of this art form.
The artists of Breathing Stone are:
Gary Minaker Russ