Martin James

United Kingdom  • 1976

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Martin James is a contemporary British sculptor whose artistic process is deeply connected to the materials he chooses, often stone, steel and found objects. Music acts as a guiding force in his creative endeavors, serving as a filter through which his works take shape. Despite his initial intentions, Martin finds himself ceding control to the work itself, taking on the role of a facilitator whose sole purpose is to bring the work onto the path of evolution. If a work does not respond to his efforts, Martin knows when to stop his interventions, recognizing the importance of letting the emergent process unfold naturally. Throughout his artistic journey, Martin explores themes of vulnerability and curiosity, juxtaposed with the raw harshness inherent in the materials he manipulates, particularly evident in the exposed skin of stone. Unintentional but recurring motifs emerge, reflecting his deep engagement in the creative process and his sensitivity to the nuances of the mediums he chooses. Drawing inspiration from the natural world, music and industrial landscapes, Martin's sculptures transcend geographical boundaries and are exhibited in galleries across Europe and the United States.


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All artworks of Martin James
Sculpture, Head 6, Martin James

Head 6

Martin James

Sculpture - 26 x 14 x 14 cm Sculpture - 10.2 x 5.5 x 5.5 inch

$1,494

Sculpture, Head 7, Martin James

Head 7

Martin James

Sculpture - 29 x 18 x 15 cm Sculpture - 11.4 x 7.1 x 5.9 inch

$2,047

Sculpture, Head 14, Martin James

Head 14

Martin James

Sculpture - 46 x 18 x 15 cm Sculpture - 18.1 x 7.1 x 5.9 inch

$1,746

Sculpture, Head 3, Martin James

Head 3

Martin James

Sculpture - 50 x 15 x 12 cm Sculpture - 19.7 x 5.9 x 4.7 inch

$775

Sculpture, Head 8, Martin James

Head 8

Martin James

Sculpture - 29 x 180 x 150 cm Sculpture - 11.4 x 70.9 x 59.1 inch

$1,383

Sculpture, Head 5, Martin James

Head 5

Martin James

Sculpture - 42 x 15 x 12 cm Sculpture - 16.5 x 5.9 x 4.7 inch

$1,217

Sculpture, Head 4, Martin James

Head 4

Martin James

Sculpture - 42 x 15 x 12 cm Sculpture - 16.5 x 5.9 x 4.7 inch

$1,272

Sculpture, Head 1, Martin James

Head 1

Martin James

Sculpture - 30 x 12 x 21 cm Sculpture - 11.8 x 4.7 x 8.3 inch

$1,527

Sculpture, Head 2, Martin James

Head 2

Martin James

Sculpture - 42 x 15 x 12 cm Sculpture - 16.5 x 5.9 x 4.7 inch

$1,383

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The artistic movements of the artists are: Elongated Sculpture

When was Martin James born?

The year of birth of the artist is: 1976