Tom Waugh is an accomplished British sculptor who creates hyperrealistic sculptures of waste and rubbish carved from stone and marble off-cuts. Objects are squashed, wrinkled and crushed - yet in his pieces are echoes of the veiled and draped figures of classical statuary. There's a fascinating contrast in Tom's work between the beauty and value of the materials he uses, and the worthless items…Show more he represents.
The artist studied Stone Carving at the City and Guilds of London Art School. Tom has been invited to exhibit a selection of these works at the biannual exhibition 'On Form'.Show less
"Tom’s sculptures are nothing less than genius. At first glance you’ll mistake a piece for the real thing - a cardboard box or a plastic bag. But on closer inspection, you’ll realise that these are meticulously carved from traditional sculptural materials like marble. I can’t praise his work highly enough. "
Rebecca Gordon - Rise Art Curator
Artworks by Tom Waugh
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