The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh



The marble sculpture ‘DESERT’ by professional Sculptor Simon Burns-Cox will be on display at the offices of The Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh from the 24th May 2018 at 20 Inverleith Row, Edinburgh.

The sculpture ‘DESERT’ is of an abstract geometrical design which has been created to illustrate life in the arid desert. It is made from White Italian Carrara and Green Guatemalan marble measuring 200 x 56 x 52 cm.

Simon Burns-Cox is a professional Sculptor and Letter Carver working mainly in Stone and Marble. He is based at The Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop which is an international centre for sculptors. To view more of Simon’s work, please visit his website at


Desert by Simon Burns-Cox
Desert by Simon Burns-Cox
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