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David Nash RA, Crack and Warp Column
David Nash RA, Crack and Warp Column
David Nash RA, Crack and Warp Column

Crack and Warp Column, 2006

David Nash RA (b. 1945)

RA Collection: Art

Crack and Warp Column (Oak) is David Nash's Diploma Work which he gave to the Royal Academy on his election as Royal Academician. The columns are carved when the wood is unseasoned and the cracking and warping happens as the wood shrinks and dries.

The tree from which this sculpture was made was made available to the artist after it had been damaged in a storm.

This sculpture is currently on long term loan to the Quincentenary Library, Jesus College, Cambridge.

Object details

Crack and Warp Column
David Nash RA (b. 1945)
Object type
Copyright owner

2280 mm x 500 mm x 500 mm

Royal Academy of Arts
Object number
Diploma Work given by David Nash RA accepted 12 July 2005
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