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Michelangelo Arteaga. Spiral of Life
25 Sep 2017 - 27 Oct 2017|
St Paul’s Cathedral|
Spanish artist Michelangelo Arteaga’s work Spiral of Life is part of Stations of Water, an art exhibition featuring nine contemporary artists in conjunction with justwater2017.org
Spiral of Life is a larger-than-life seashell resembling the Nautilus, a creature whose core is shaped by the Fibonacci spiral curve found everywhere in nature.
From the exterior, Spiral of Life appears to be solid, impassable…but by gazing deeply into the interior, one can imagine diving beneath the surface, surrounded by sea, and looking to the sunlight.
Michelangelo Arteaga is a sculptor and former town planner who learned the ancient art of stone carving from his father. In 2013, he studied Sculpture, Printmaking, and Jewellery at the City of Bath College and in 2014, completed his MA in Fine Arts at Chelsea College of Arts (UAL) in London, 2015.
He is a member of the Royal Society of British Sculptors. Born in Cadiz, Spain, Arteaga lives and works in London