An Intricarved sandstone sculpture from the Planets of Galaxy Z series.
A year in the planning and ten months to complete. The detail in Planet Zep is astounding; as it’s namesake suggests.
The sandstone sculpture features the famous Gibson EDS 1275 double necked guitar on one side and Led Zeppelin’s iconic Swansong emblem on the other.
This is the artist at his most intricate, second only to the The Andamooka Tiger for meticulous detail. Planet Zep is a truly unique addition to Cal the Stoner’s body of work.
Included is a small treasure chest containing a map and a key, the map indicates where the key is used to remove a rock to get into a sizeable hidden inner cavity.
Medium: Red and cream-gold Grampians sandstone, metal stand lending design from the Eiffel Tower, beer keg spike
Height: 1550 millimeters
Planet diameter: 550 millimeters
Weight: 80 kilograms
Planet Zep is an indoor sculpture.
Planet Zep is on permanent exhibition at The Alex Theatre, St Kilda.
Are a sandstone sculpture series named after the sculptors’ son, inspired by the musical soundscapes and visual artistry associated with space rock. Cal began constructing the galaxy of planets in 2014. Uniquely individual red and cream-gold Grampians sandstone orbs perched on reclaimed timber plinths. Each planet contains natural and formed features that continue to be uncovered with every viewing. The Planets translate the imagery of outer space through stone, timber and steel. The planets can be presented individually as feature pieces or exhibited in groups as solar systems.