Martin Foot, a modern day Michelangelo, works primarily by commission. He replicates and restores sculpture in bronze, marble and terra cotta for museums public works and private collectors. He also produces original portrait busts including busts of children, for private and public clients. The influence of his love for art from antiquity is evident in his own sculpture, which is available for purchase in galleries in Hong Kong, United States and Denmark and by commission.
Born in Liverpool, England in 1958, Martin Foot has travelled, lived and worked in many countries. His admiration of people of strong character, good humour and strong work ethic has been shaped be alifetime of observation and experience that translates directly to his work and is evident in all of his pieces.
Martin Foot has lived and worked in Pietrasanta, Italy since 1997. He works with imported stone and locally sources Carrara marble and has close relationships with the art foundries of Pietrasanta and Florence. His studio in the centre of Pientrasanta attracts visitors from around the world and is often used as a backdrop for photo shoots by internationally recognized photographer Marc Lagrange and many others.
He frequently tutors students who share his enthusiasm for sculpture and stone carving.