Amidst a modern generation of sculptors within the 1930s, Hepworth’s move towards the abstract had been inspirited by the ocean and landscape of Cornwall.
Manolo is distinguished for their obsession with embellishments. Scouring all corners of this global globe he harvests rocks and pearls to produce dramatic groups of jewels. Like crowns, the delicate wreaths adorn the luxurious materials of his silhouettes that are favourite.
Manolo recognised the indispensable silhouette of this ankle boot, which includes become a piece that is integral an individual’s wardrobe. Real to their playful juxtapositions he embraces classic forms using the characteristic clashing of tints and textures.
Manolo is mesmerised by ancient fables and legends. Continue reading “The rock carvings of musician Barbara Hepworth offer a supply of motivation for Manolo’s geometry and monochrome images.”