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David Nash - Three Black Humps

Charred oak on a bed of coal. Commissioned by Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust and Meadow Arts, 2015.

David Nash

David Nash, Three Black Humps, 2015 (with red) charcoal and pastel on paper. Sketch for proposed sculpture, courtesy the artist.

David Nash - Three Black Humps

Charred oak (in three parts) and coal

Oak - carved, charred and oiled. Installed on a bed of crushed coal

Meadow Arts & Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust commission 2015

"Iron starts with natural landform, its materials and creative intelligence.   Natural resources combined at first in simple experiment; simple yet fundamental.  As an artist this is also where I start, gathering natural materials from the land and putting it through basic process - sawing, carving, burning - to find meaningful forms."

David Nash, 2015




Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron
Coach Road