Seaham Hall Hotel

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Woolbeding House, Sussex

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Salisbury Cathedral Font

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(Water Pavilion) Norway

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A vortex in a dish

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at Clinton Lodge, Sussex

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Charybdis II

in Muscat, Oman

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Drawing of the 'trunk' of Coanda

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The water emerges from the top and flows on the outside of the dome

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New book
William Pye: his work and his words

This book covers the whole of his creative career, from childhood to the Royal College of Art in the mid sixties, his post-student days up to the early eighties, and his work post-1984, up to the present, with water as an integral and essential element of his sculptures.

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Works for sale


The concept is a direct development of my Brimming Bowl series. These works have all incorporated internal weirs within a pool, both as aesthetic features and also as a means of circulating the water. Surface tension maintains a flat elipse of apparently still water at a level that is perceptibly higher than the rim of its bronze container. A significant flow of water enters the bottom of the vessel and as this rises turbulence disappears to give an effect of stillness,...

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