Nicolas Moreton

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Nicolas Moreton (born 1961 in Watford, Hertfordshire) is a British artist. Predominantly a stone carver, two of his sculptures are in permanent public locations in Milton Keynes.[1] A National Stone Carving residency around four English cathedrals[2] during 2004 and 2005 visited Southwell Minster, Gloucester Cathedral, Lincoln Cathedral and Manchester Cathedral and Moreton was in conversation with Brian Sewell in the BBC Radio 4 series on Divine Art[3] about the residency at Gloucester Cathedral.

Public works

The Conversation (1995), in bronze and Kilkenny limestone

The Meeting (1995), in Birds Eye Derbyshire Fossil limestone and bronze; both are situated in City Square, Milton Keynes.

The Eye and the Needle (2010), Corten Steel, granite, light; Mythholmroyd Market Square, Calderdale [4]

Portrait of Moreton

Moreton agreed to sit for Jon Edgar in Northamptonshire during 2006. A terracotta head[5] exists.

References

  1. http://www.mkweb.co.uk/art/displayarticle.asp?id=294
  2. Transition - A National Stone Carving Tour ISBN 0-9550911-0-1
  3. http://bbc.ask-adders.com/program-details/Divine+Art/20061228154500/
  4. http://www.halifaxcourier.co.uk/news/Mytholmroyd39s-39poetic39-sculpture-unveiled-at.6116645.jp
  5. authors, various (2008). Responses - Carvings and Claywork - Jon Edgar Sculpture 2003-2008. UK: Hesworth Press. ISBN 978-0-9558675-0-7.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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