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Matthew Simmonds Carves New Medieval Interiors Into Raw Marble Blocks

Matthew Simmonds is a British art historian who has reverted to stone carving. Gifted with a profound knowledge of historical monuments, and inspired by his rich academic background, the sculptor took on the initiative to restore these important landmarks literally with his own hands. Turning to stone sculpting, Simmonds carves elaborate miniature medieval interiors into raw slabs of marble, accurately documenting the structures like Westminster Abbey and  Ely Cathedral in his astounding artwork.

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