Tag: sculpture

Feb 18, 2013

Picture of the Day: Singapore Snake Lantern

Picture of the Day: Singapore Snake Lantern

SINGAPORE SNAKE LANTERN Photograph by Choo Yut Shing According to the Chinese Lunar calendar, 2013 marks the year of the snake and began on February 10th. In Singapore, photographer Choo Yut Shing took this fantastic overheard capture of a snake lantern sculpture made from 850 yellow sky lanterns. The snake stretches about…

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Feb 9, 2013

Shattered Glass Animal Sculptures by Marta Klonowska

Shattered Glass Animal Sculptures by Marta Klonowska

Marta Klonowska is a Polish artist from Warsaw. Her passion is sculpture and she creates installations of her amazing shattered glass animal sculptures, typically placing them in front of historical paintings from masters like Rubens and d’Agar. While the source paintings had the animals in secondary roles, Klonowska makes them the focal point. As…

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Jan 29, 2013

Picture of the Day: The Singing Ringing Tree

Picture of the Day: The Singing Ringing Tree

THE SINGING RINGING TREE Designed by Tonkin Liu The Singing Ringing Tree is a musical sculpture standing in the wind on a hill (Crown Point) overlooking Burnley, UK. From far and wide, the tree’s profile is visible on the horizon, appearing and disappearing in the mist. The tree is constructed of stacked…

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Jan 2, 2013

The Art of Rock Balancing by Michael Grab

The Art of Rock Balancing by Michael Grab

Michael Grab is an artist that has been ‘rock balancing‘ since 2008. Much of his recent work has been done around the Boulder, Colorado area. Grab finds the process both spiritual and therapeutic. On his site gravityglue.com, Grab explains: “The most fundamental element of balancing in a physical sense is finding some kind of…

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Dec 23, 2012

Intricate Animal Sculptures Made from Wood Chips

Intricate Animal Sculptures Made from Wood Chips

Sergei Bobkov is a talented Russian artist that uses wood chips to create intricate and realistic looking animal sculptures. The first step in the process is to carefully understand the anatomy of a creature. The next step is to create his own wood chips. To do this he shaves 100-150 chips from a solid…

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Dec 21, 2012

Picture of the Day: The Redeemer at Sunset

Picture of the Day: The Redeemer at Sunset

THE REDEEMER AT SUNSET Photograph by Guillermo Rico on 500px In this beautiful capture, we see the iconic Cristo Redentor (Christ the Redeemer) statue in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil at sunset. The photograph was taken from Icarai beach using a 300mm lens. Photographer Guillermo Rico waited for the exact moment the sun…

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Dec 11, 2012

Gravity-Defying Sculptures by Cornelia Konrads

Gravity-Defying Sculptures by Cornelia Konrads

Cornelia Konrads is an artist from Wuppertal, Germany. She is well-known for her land art and site-specific art installations and has been freelancing since 1998. Konrads has been commissioned for several permanent and temporary public artworks as well as for numerous private collections, sculpture parks and gardens. On her site you can find an…

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