Tag: sculpture

Nov 21, 2013

This is the World’s Longest Wood Carving. It was Made from a Single Tree Trunk

This is the World’s Longest Wood Carving. It was Made from a Single Tree Trunk

November 14, 2013 marked the ninth annual Guinness World Records Day, where people around the globe attempt to break world records. Unveiled that day at the Palace Museum in Beijing was an astonishing wooden sculpture by Chinese artist Zheng Chunhui. The wooden carving took four years to complete. The sculpture, carved from a single…

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Nov 18, 2013

The Most Amazing Sand Sculptures You Will See Today

The Most Amazing Sand Sculptures You Will See Today

Carl Jara aka Grain Damaged is an award-winning, professional sand sculptor from Cleveland, Ohio. Jara says he has known since high-school that he wanted to be an artist. After studying Illustration and Graphic Design at the Myers School of Art, Jara realized he did not want to become an illustrator or graphic designer and…

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Nov 4, 2013

Maskull Lasserre Carves a Spine into the Handle of an Axe

Maskull Lasserre Carves a Spine into the Handle of an Axe

Maskull Lasserre is a Canadian artist, born in Alberta in 1978. After spending much of his childhood in South Africa, he returned to Canada for school; receiving his BFA in Visual Art and Philosophy from Mount Allison and his MFA in Sculpture from Concordia. Currently working out of studios in Montreal and Ottawa, Lasserre’s…

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Oct 22, 2013

The Most Amazing Driftwood Sculptures You Will See Today

The Most Amazing Driftwood Sculptures You Will See Today

Jeffro Uitto creates astonishing works of art using only salvaged materials like driftwood, roots, burls and natural found wood.

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Oct 21, 2013

Isaac Cordal’s Miniature City in Ruins Installation in Nantes, France

Isaac Cordal’s Miniature City in Ruins Installation in Nantes, France

Earlier this year, artist Isaac Cordal (previously featured here and here) unveiled one of his most ambitious installations to date, entitled, Follow the leaders. Located in Nantes, France, the project took three months of planning. The installation occupies a 20 m x 18 m (65 x 59 ft) space consisting of over 2000 individual…

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Oct 15, 2013

Johnson Tsang Sculpts a Dragon Strangling a Porcelain Vase

Johnson Tsang Sculpts a Dragon Strangling a Porcelain Vase

Johnson Cheung-shing Tsang is a Hong Kong sculptor specializing in ceramics, stainless steel sculpture and public artworks. Tsang’s works mostly employ realist sculptural techniques with a surrealist imagination, integrating the two elements, human beings and objects, into creative themes. In a recent sculpture entitled A Painful Pot, Tsang wanted to create a porcelain sculpture…

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Oct 11, 2013

Ai Weiwei’s ‘Forever Bicycles’ Installation in Toronto

Ai Weiwei’s ‘Forever Bicycles’ Installation in Toronto

Artwork by AI WEIWEI Photograph via Scotiabank Nuit Blanche on Facebook On display from October 6 – 27 at Nathan Phillips Square in Toronto, Canada, is renowned Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei’s Forever Bicycles installation. The 3,144 interconnected bicycles served as the centerpiece for last weekend’s Scotiabank Nuit Blanche art festival, a dusk…

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