Tag: sculpture

Nov 26, 2014

Tiny Pufferfish Spends a Week Creating Art on the Ocean Floor to Attract a Mate

Tiny Pufferfish Spends a Week Creating Art on the Ocean Floor to Attract a Mate

Watch this tiny Japanese pufferfish creates a grand sand sculpture on the featureless seabed by using his fins to dig furrows. He uses this to attract the attention of passing females. According to the BBC, this mating ritual can take the pufferfish an entire week of around the clock work. The clip is from…

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Nov 25, 2014

Picture of the Day: Camera Fossil

Picture of the Day: Camera Fossil

Artwork by Daniel Arsham | danielarsham.com Daniel Arsham just released the latest installment of his Future Relic series entitled Camera (2014). The artwork depicts a sort of fossilized version of a modern-day SLR camera made from plaster and broken glass. OHWOW Gallery announced the second chapter of Daniel Arsham’s Future Relic series, with the…

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Nov 19, 2014

Incredibly Lifelike Wood Sculptures by Bruno Walpoth

Incredibly Lifelike Wood Sculptures by Bruno Walpoth

Bruno Walpoth is an Italian sculptor from Bressanone-Brixen in South Tyrol, Italy. The talented woodcarver was recognized early in life for his artistic talents, beginning a five-year apprenticeship to master carver Vicenzo Mussner at the age of 14. At 19, he began a six-year course of study with Hans Ladmer at the Akademie der…

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Nov 17, 2014

Artist Only Uses 12 Inch Nails to Create Sculptures

Artist Only Uses 12 Inch Nails to Create Sculptures

“Only nails, always different”, explains artist John Bisbee to American Craft (pg 45). For the last 30 years the artist has been exclusively welding nails together and for the last decade he has only worked with 12-inch ‘bright common spikes’, which are the largest and most commercially available nails. As an art student Bisbee…

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Nov 12, 2014

Veiled Figures Carved Out of Marble by Antonio Corradini

Veiled Figures Carved Out of Marble by Antonio Corradini

Antonio Corradini (1688 – 1752) was a Venetian Rococo sculptor. Corradini was born in Venice and worked mainly in the Veneto but also completed commissions across Europe, living for periods of his life in Germany, Vienna and Naples—where he died—shortly after completing Modesty (below), arguably his most celebrated work. Corradini was apprenticed to the…

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Oct 28, 2014

The Most Amazing Pumpkins You Will See This Halloween

The Most Amazing Pumpkins You Will See This Halloween

Villafane Studios is home to three incredible artists that specialize in creating the most jaw-dropping pumpkin carvings you have ever seen. Started by Ray Villafane in 2004, he is joined by Andy Bergholtz and Chris Vierra. The trio travel the globe demonstrating their amazing talent and have won countless events and competitions. Below you…

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Oct 27, 2014

Glass Wave Sculptures by Ben Young

Glass Wave Sculptures by Ben Young

Glass artist Ben Young (featured previously) makes intricate wave sculptures by stacking layers of laminated, clear float glass atop a concrete base. Raised in Waihi Beach, New Zealand and now residing in Sydney, Australia, the self-taught artist has been making glass sculptures for over a decade. Each of Young’s sculptures are hand drawn, hand…

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