Portrait Sculpt of Hotelier David Morgan Hewitt by Renowned British Sculptor Michael James Talbot

Michael James Talbot and David Morgan Hewitt

David Morgan Hewitt David Morgan Hewitt has been a fascinating sitting for Michael James Talbot, who has been sculpting his portrait as part of his project, Faces That Have Shaped London. A compelling conversationalist, David Morgan-Hewitt studied History at Durham, and started his career working in restaurants before being employed at The Goring Hotel as […]

‘Freya’ by Michael James Talbot. Limited Edition Bronze Sculpture

Freya by Michael James Talbot

In simple terms ‘Freya’ is beauty in balance. Michael says “I have always been fascinated in mythology, tales of old and the strength of women.  Freya was the most beautiful of the Nordic Goddesses, influencing love, beauty, fertility, war, wealth, divination and magic.” “I have been working on many projects recently, with London’s Royal Ballet […]

Edo Kaaij. Dutch Painter.

Even Flow by Edo Kaaj. Mixed Media on Canvas

Original Oil and Acrylic Paintings on Canvas 1970, The Netherlands Edo Kaaij’s style is a mesmerising blend of the figurative and abstract merging successfully to create a new approach to the human face. After a period of focusing on creating purely abstract paintings, Edo felt the need to incorporate further aspects of realism into his […]


Ophelia by Michael James Talbot

Beautiful Bronze Sculpture by Michael James Talbot, Britain’s Leading Figurative Artist Calken’s resident artist, Michael James Talbot, has made many sculptures that incorporate classical drapery. Michael used to carefully study the play of different materials and meticulously recreate every aspect of the weight, tension and hang of the material in his sculpture. He used to […]

The creation of the bronze sculpture ‘Cortigiana’ by Michael James Talbot

Michael James Talbot creating Cortigiana

Bronze sculptor Michael James Talbot has long been fascinated with, and created many sculptures, that incorporate classical drapery. He used to carefully study the play of different materials and meticulously recreate every aspect of the weight, tension and hang of the material in his sculpture and often agonised over how to sculpt the edge of […]

Interview with Sculptor, Michael James Talbot.

Creation of 'Cortigiana' by Michael James Talbot

The bronze sculpture artist talks about some of his inspiration and creative processes. 1. How has this year affected your creative flow and production. If anything, I have had more focus. Being naturally reclusive the world passes me by at the best of times and these are not the best of times.  I have been […]

Gill Parker, Wildlife and Equestrian Bronze Sculptor

Gill Parker has become a leader in the field of equine and wildlife sculpture, with many major commissions to her name, including the life-size bronze sculpture of Motivator, at Ascot Racecourse.

Michael James Talbot creating his ‘Royal Ballet Collection’ of bronze sculpture.

Michael Talbot sculpting Ed Watson of the Royal Ballet

British Artist describes sculpting dancers of The Royal Ballet as a “humbling experience”. Michael James Talbot has worked closely with principal dancers Edward Watson and Lauren Cuthbertson as part of his Royal Ballet Collection. “This collaboration was a wonderful dialogue between sculpture and dance that allowed me to work with artists of the highest calibre […]

‘Spanish Horse Head’, Equestrian Bronze Sculpture by Gill Parker

Reduced Size Spanish Horse Head Sculpture by Gill Parker

Gill Parker is a leader in the field of equine and wildlife bronze sculptures, she lives and works in of rural Gloucestershire, with a various assortment of animals, where alongside sculpting, she also breeds and shows American Quarter Horses with which she has won numerous European and National championships. Gill is an incredible sculptor as […]

Emergent Sketches and Maquettes, Bronze Sculpture by Michael James Talbot

Grace Maquette by Michael James Talbot

We have just launched a new body of bronze sculpture that we are promoting through Michael Talbot’s principal gallery (calkengallery.com). These are refined maquettes (scaled down models) that Michael originally created as rough drafts (sculptural sketches) for his Emergent Collection. The rough models that were originally created during the design phase for the Emergent Collection […]