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Tomáš Medek

Tomáš Medek Stone sculptor
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Czech, English
Hours:
By appointment only
Phone:
+420 731408235
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Crafting order and chaos

  • • Tomáš sculpts organic structures in stone, metal and other materials
  • • His work combines craftsmanship with 3D technology
  • • He is inspired by pollen grains viewed under a microscope

Tomáš Medek started out working with wood and metal. Later, he studied sculpture in both the Czech Republic and Nova Scotia, Canada, and began using other materials including sandstone, Carrera marble, Corian (artificial stone) and different composite materials. His name was made internationally with Uroboros, a monumental outdoor stainless sculpture he made for the French city of Reims. His current work centres around organic structures and the processes and principles of nature. His intricate forms are sometimes like highly magnified vegetables (pattypan squashes, peppers), or are of a more abstract shape. The viewer is invited to perceive the object as a kind of grid structure in the moment of change between order and chaos.

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Works

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Pollen II

This marble sculpture is one of ten from Tomáš’s Pollen series, which was based on pollen grains observed under a microscope. Different materials were used for the collection in order to recreate this hidden world, making each grain unique.

Length 33 cm
Width 21 cm
Depth 16 cm

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Pollen VII

This Corian sculpture is one of ten from Tomáš’s Pollen series, which was based on pollen grains observed under a microscope. Different materials were used for the collection in order to recreate this hidden world, making each grain unique. Corian is a synthetic stone whose properties and solidity allow Tomáš to create hollow objects and fine self-supporting structures.

Length 38 cm
Width 29 cm
Depth 25 cm

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Pollen VIII

This Corian sculpture is one of ten from Tomáš’s Pollen series, which was based on pollen grains observed under a microscope. Different materials were used for the collection in order to recreate this hidden world, making each grain unique. Corian is a synthetic stone whose properties and solidity allow Tomáš to create hollow objects and fine self-supporting structures.

Length 36 cm
Width 26 cm
Depth 36 cm

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Pollen IX

This Corian sculpture is one of ten from Tomáš’s Pollen series, which was based on pollen grains observed under a microscope. Different materials were used for the collection in order to recreate this hidden world, making each grain unique. Corian is a synthetic stone whose properties and solidity allow Tomáš to create hollow objects and fine self-supporting structures.

Length 60 cm
Width 50 cm
Depth 56 cm

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