Over the last three decades, Lawrence Stoller's CrystalWorks has been pioneering an extraordinary new art form, the cutting and polishing of mega-crystals and -gemstones, which can weigh up to a ton, and combining them with bronze bases and light, becoming sculptures of transcendent splendor. Primal Beauty features an extraordinary collection of these works, each paired with a poignant, inspiring quotation from a distinguished voice to illuminate an aspect of art, aesthetics, wisdom, nature, ecology, evolution, physics, or metaphysics that accentuates the presence and raw power of each crystal sculpture. Enhanced with behind-the-scenes stories of Stoller's adventures traveling the globe sourcing the stones and meditations on crystal's mineralogical qualities and arcane meanings, hundreds of stunning photographs capture these beings of "frozen light" in all their exquisite geometry, transporting us to mysterious otherworlds.
"The most powerful art combines beauty with meaning, transforming the observer into a participant." LS
Publisher: Cameron & Company Inc
Number of pages: 208
Weight: 1792 g
Dimensions: 324 x 235 x 23 mm