Tag: sculpture

Mar 8, 2015

Artist Transforms Old Steel Bolts Into Evocative Sculptures

Artist Transforms Old Steel Bolts Into Evocative Sculptures

Tobbe Malm is an artist and blacksmith from Sweden and currently living in Norway. In a series entitled Bolt Poetry, Malm transforms old steel bolts he found in an old barn in Bergsladen, Sweden. Tobbe explains: ” I found them in a barn. They had been lying there for a long time and they…

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Feb 23, 2015

Picture of the Day: Pick Yourself Up and Pull Yourself Together

Picture of the Day: Pick Yourself Up and Pull Yourself Together

Artwork by Alex Chinneck British artist Alex Chinneck reveals his latest illusory artwork in collaboration with Vauxhall Motors. Following 2014’s ‘floating building’ in Covent Garden, ‘Pick yourself up and pull yourself together’ sees the artist hang a new Vauxhall Corsa 15 feet in the air while still attached to the road at London’s Southbank…

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Feb 17, 2015

12 Exquisite Artworks Carved from Jade

12 Exquisite Artworks Carved from Jade

Jade is an ornamental rock applied to two different metamorphic rocks that are made up of different silicate minerals: nephrite and jadeite. Last May, the Metropolitan Museum of Art released a collection of 400,000 high-resolution digital images. Be sure to check out the incredible collection here. The Sifter went through the MET’s amazing archive…

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Feb 16, 2015

Japanese Army Brigade Builds 50 ft Vader Out of Snow

Japanese Army Brigade Builds 50 ft Vader Out of Snow

Members of the 11th Brigade of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force have built an incredible, 50 ft (15 m) tall and 75 ft (23 m) wide, Star Wars snow sculpture of Darth Vader along with some Stormstroopers, TIE fighters and the Death Star. The sculpture was created for the annual Sapporo Snow Festival and…

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Feb 11, 2015

Leaf Beasts: Animal Sculptures Made from Dried Magnolia Leaves

Leaf Beasts: Animal Sculptures Made from Dried Magnolia Leaves

Japanese artist Baku Maeda has created a series of animal sculptures from dried magnolia leaves. The series, entitled LEAF BEAST, was shared late last year on his Tumblr and Behance pages. [via Behance] 1. Artwork by BAKU MAEDA Website | Behance | Tumblr 2. Artwork by BAKU MAEDA Website | Behance |…

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Jan 27, 2015

The Art of Stone Balancing

The Art of Stone Balancing

Artist and photographer Michael Grab (featured previously) first ventured into stone balancing in the summer of 2008 while exploring the beautiful landscape of Boulder Creek, Colorado. Ever since, it has become a source of meditative practice and creative passion and Grab has become quite prolific in the art form. As Grab explains on his…

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Jan 26, 2015

Wire Tree Sculptures by Clive Maddison

Wire Tree Sculptures by Clive Maddison

Clive Maddison is a British artist that twists and bends long strands of aluminum wire into beautiful tree sculptures. Each wire strand runs from the roots through to the leaves and has no additional wiring, glue or solder to secure them. The sculpture is completely self-supported and the trees can contain over 100 meters…

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