Considering Art Podcast – Diane Maclean, sculptor

In this episode, British sculptor Diane Maclean talks about how studying modern languages helped her subsequent career, how she first achieved success as a portrait painter, how she began sculpting, why stainless steel became her preferred material and how themes of natural, earthly phenomena have become prevalent in her work.

Diane Maclean talking with Bob Chaundy

Accompanying images on

Seated Hands, 1995

Stranded Head, 1996

Forest of Light, 2012

Mountain, 2005 outside the Natural History Museum

Time Beam II at Stansted Airport, made in collaboration with artist Hugh Tessier

Aeolus, 2005

All images are ©Diane Maclean

You can see more of Diane’s work on her website

Music: Ibiza by MBB |

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