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SHARING THE WISDOM OF STONE

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Martin Arkenstone - 530.362.4117   mailto: info@martinarkenstone.com
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Book Of Kells

Carved in sandstone, this sculpture is dedicated to the monks who practiced the art of illumination in their medieval manuscripts and books of gospels.“In the human face, a life looks out at the world and also looks in on itself… When bitterness, anger, or resentment are left un-transfigured, the face becomes a mask. Yet one also encounters the opposite, namely, the beautiful presence of an old face deeply lined and inscribed by time and experience that has retained a lovely innocence… In such a face a lovely luminosity shines out into the world. It casts a tender light that radiates a sense of wholeness and wholesomeness.”

John O’Donohue

$4,490