Almuth’s process can be described as searching inside the Carrara marble that she works with to uncover the delicate translucency that lies beneath the surface. She scoops, chisels and cuts to create her sculptures, which appear to be single, static objects that capture the ambiguity of the universe and represent her take on life’s unending mysteries.
Born in Germany, Almuth moved to England when she was 18. She trained in ceramics at the Sir John Cass School of Art in London from 1972-1975. In the late 70s, Eduardo Paolozzi saw her work and invited her to the Royal College of Art to continue her training. Almuth now works with steel, clay and, since 2006, with marble, following a scholarship with Studio Sem in Pietrasanta. She has been a Fellow of the Royal British Society of Sculptors since 2003. A recent interview with Almuth can be heard here.