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Artist Kimberly Willcox~Group of Story Poles, recycled materials

Artist Kimberly Willcox~Group of Story Poles, recycled material. The reason why i like theses sculptures is because they are able to capture beauty in a very minimalist way

ArtPropelled | Pukumani Poles, Australian Museum

Australian Pukumani Burial Poles located in the Australian Museum. Not what we think of traditional totem poles, these commemorate people who have passed on. They have the symbolic value of totem poles.

Larry Elardo....Bell and Arch...w other sculptures in bckgrd

All garden objects can be left outside unless they hold water. The clay that I use is stoneware (fires to over 2000 degrees) It has a high iron content that when left unglazed fires to a warm.

Hamsterley Forest in the Durham Dales is 2000 hectares of mixed woodland with excellent walks, bike routes and horse riding trails for all levels of abilty. It's brilliant!

Green Man Hamsterley Forest, The Green Man Sculpture. Hamsterley Forest in the Durham Dales is 2000 hectares of mixed woodland with excellent walks, bike routes and horse riding trails for all levels of abilty.

Totemisk (This is bronze, but gives me a great idea for a texture totem with clay)

Totemisk (This is bronze, but gives me a great idea for a texture totem with…

These are called “Pukamani Poles” and represent individual people who have passed away incorporating a mourning process into their state of being from their birth, life, death, and rebirth. Australian Aboriginal.

These are called “Pukamani Poles” and represent individual people who have passed away incorporating a mourning process into their state of being from their birth, life, death, and rebirth.

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Francisco Matto, Totems: White Venus, Celeste Venus, Mask and Caracol (snail), 1979

Larry Elardo's "Guardian #1" made of Red Earthernware clay with oxide stain and glazes. Totems don't have to be fancy.

Larry Elardo's "Guardian made of Red Earthernware clay with oxide stain and glazes. Totems don't have to be fancy.