The figure sits on his haunches, with arms wrapped around his knees. A comfortable seated position when a long wait or a rest is on the cards!
Newman’s pared down figurative sculptures are immensely powerful and understated.
Lepidolite is a mineral of the mica group, containing lithium. This stone came from Bikita, one of two sources in Zimbabwe. Lepidolite from the other mine in Mutoko is a deeper purple.