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AMAZING CARVINGS WITHIN A LABYRINTH OF CAVERNS: THE WORK OF ONE MAN OVER TEN YEARS

by Ariadna Zierold

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For more than 10 years, American artist Ra Paulette treks a mile by himself to the sandstone mesas of northern New Mexico. Day by day, he patiently chipped and scraped away the walls of these sandstone caverns to produce a sculpted masterpiece of interlocking caverns.

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Illuminated only by light tunnels in the ceilings, each chamber possesses its own unique qualities. Although the designs cannot really be likened to any one specific style, each space exhibits a mastery of textures brought to life by light, each creating their own feeling. When complete, the caves will become a venue for artistic events and personal discovery.

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