Tag: sculpture

May 20, 2012

Mind-Blowing Shadow Art by Kumi Yamashita

Mind-Blowing Shadow Art by Kumi Yamashita

Born in Japan but now living and working in New York City, artist Kumi Yamashita does incredible things with light and shadows. Kumi has an impressive list of solo and group shows sine the late 90s along with a host of permanent collections around the world. Kumi received her bachelor in fine arts at…

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Apr 29, 2012

Unbelievable Salt Sculptures by Motoi Yamamoto

Unbelievable Salt Sculptures by Motoi Yamamoto

Artwork by MOTOI YAMAMOTO Born in 1966 in Hiroshima, Japan, artist and sculptor Motoi Yamamoto used salt to bring his artistic vision to life. His colossal works can take weeks to complete, and the intricacy and sheer scale requires incredible patience and a slow, steady hand. When asked why he uses salt, Yamamoto…

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Apr 25, 2012

30 Amazing Sculptures Made out of Cardboard

30 Amazing Sculptures Made out of Cardboard

Chris Gilmour was born in Stockport, UK (1973), but now calls Udine, Italy home. Using only cardboard and glue, Chris creates incredible sculptures that do not use any supporting structures or wooden/metal frames. Everything you see is 100% cardbaord. His medium of choice is plentiful, cheap and lightweight. Guido Bartorelli summarizes Gilmour’s work as…

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Apr 16, 2012

Sculptures Made From Everyday Objects

Sculptures Made From Everyday Objects

Artwork by Joe Carnevale Many of our readers may recognize the Internet-famous Barrel Monster above. It went viral back in the Summer of 2009. It was created by artist and urban explorer Joe Carnevale. The artistic stunt would eventually get Joe arrested and sentenced with 50 hours of community service. Thankfully this did…

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Apr 5, 2012

Geometric Shapes Made from Currency

Geometric Shapes Made from Currency

Kristi Malkoff is a Canadian visual artist and travel addict. She attended the Chelsea College of Art and Design and received her BFA graduate from the Emily Carr Institute in Vancouver in 2005. In her series titled Money Pieces, Kristi uses an assortment of colourful currency from around the world, folding and manipulating…

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Feb 21, 2012

A Devil Sculpture Made from Matches Gets Set Ablaze

A Devil Sculpture Made from Matches Gets Set Ablaze

Artwork by DAVID MACH David Mach’s incredible sculpture, The Devil, is made entirely of matches. It was part of his exhibition “Precious Light: King James Bible – A Celebration 1611-2011” at the City Art Centre in Edinburgh, Scotland. In an act that was both performative and transformative, David set his sculpture ablaze to…

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Feb 16, 2012

Amazing Miniature Sculptures by Takanori Aiba

Amazing Miniature Sculptures by Takanori Aiba

Artwork and Photography by TAKANORI AIBA @ TOKYOGOODIDEA.COM As a follow-up from yesterday’s Picture of the Day, the Sifter was compelled to do a full feature on Takanori Aiba’s incredible miniature sculptures. The level of detail and intricacy in his work is truly mind-blowing. Each sculpture is like a miniature world, bursting with…

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