Category: Sculpture

Rolling along

Rolling along

The carvings are coming together and I am much clearer in myself what I am aiming for. It was good to have a break and dive into drawing and model making. I am carving sure of something without being fixed. This is a good place to be in and I can carve all day long,...

Drawing with ink and thread

Drawing with ink and thread

The studio at SVA is open again and I have been working on some drawings and paper models in my space down there. I got stuck with my stone carving for a few weeks and I thought it might be good to come at it from a different angle all together. These drawings are a...

Finding the ‘right’ form

Finding the ‘right’ form

The recent carving (first photo) had elements of relating to a curled up human form/baby that although organic and showing a formative development it is not what I want for my current carvings. I am after a vessel that 'holds' internal sound, I want the forms to be...

Sonic wonderland

Sonic wonderland

After carving a few lime stone spheres I am thinking about what determines their forms and to be honest I am quite confused. On the one hand I am trying to follow my instinct rather than research the physics of sound on the other hand I have a very limited...

Moon-jars

Moon-jars

  I want to share with you an experience I had last winter, it was just before Christmas, I walked through London, I had a bad day and it was raining. I was lost, wet and tried to make my way to the British Museum to look at the Korean ceramics. I was not allowed...

Lockdown Sounds

Lockdown Sounds

  In these strangest of times…we have been in lockdown since several weeks.  Time takes on a whole other dimension, becomes timeless as the human made structures that normally are pinned to it have fallen by the wayside. I rarely steer my actions by a clock now,...

Holocene

Holocene

Ann-Margreth Bohl’s sculpture Holocene, at the RHS Show Garden, Chatsworth House, 6-10 June 2018. Visitors to this year’s Royal Horticultural Society Show Garden at Chatsworth House, Derbyshire, will witness a highly unusual event. A monumental stone sculpture, which...

Lumen

Lumen

The play of light and shadow is a recurring theme in Ann-Margreth Bohl’s sculptures. Lumen (the name comes from the standard unit for measuring light) was inspired by two recent journeys. The first was to Portland in Dorset, where Ann-Margreth first began...