Tag: sculpture

Jul 16, 2012

The Incredible Sculptures of Gibbs Farm

The Incredible Sculptures of Gibbs Farm

Located on New Zealand’s North Island (about 60 km north of Auckland) lies a 1,000 acre (4 sq km) property owned by one of New Zealand’s wealthiest businessmen, Alan Gibbs. The area is the site of Alan’s private art park known as Gibbs Farm. Open to the public by appointment, the sculpture park features…

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Jun 23, 2012

Giant Fish Sculptures Made from Discarded Plastic Bottles

Giant Fish Sculptures Made from Discarded Plastic Bottles

Photograph by Ueslei Marcelino / Reuters (via hungeree.com) An art installation on Botafogo Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil shows three gigantic fishes made from discarded plastic bottles. The slogan on a sign beside the installation loosely translates to, “recycle your attitude”. The sculptures were created to raise awareness for the recently completed…

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Jun 12, 2012

Breathtaking Landscapes Carved Into Books

Breathtaking Landscapes Carved Into Books

Fellow Canadian Guy Laramee was previously featured on the Sifter back in Jaunary. Laramee is an incredibly talented artist with a broad range of skills from painting and sculpting; to music, composition and stage direction. In his two latest series entitled Guan Yin and El amor por las montanas, Laramee’s remarkable landscape book is…

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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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