Tag: sculpture

May 24, 2011

Forgotten Monuments from the former Yugoslavia

Forgotten Monuments from the former Yugoslavia

Podgaric – Photograph by Jan Kempenaers Below you will find an incredible collection of photographs by Jan Kempenaers. All of the images are from his book, simply titled Spomenik. You can find the book for sale through his publisher Roma Publications or on Amazon. Details about these fascinating monuments along with a brief overview…

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May 3, 2011

Kinetic San Francisco by Scott Weaver: 35 Years & 100,000 Toothpicks

Kinetic San Francisco by Scott Weaver: 35 Years & 100,000 Toothpicks

Photograph by THE TINKERING STUDIO Scott Weaver has spent the last 35 years (on and off) on his ‘Rolling Through the Bay’ masterpiece. A kinetic art sculpture of the beautiful city of San Francisco. Using more than 100,000 toothpicks, Scott meticulously recreates all of the famous landmarks and destinations. Why spend so much time…

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Apr 25, 2011

Intricate Egg Art by Brian Baity [30 pics]

Intricate Egg Art by Brian Baity [30 pics]

Using a high-speed carving tool called a paragraver (quite similar to a dentist’s drilling tool), Briain Baity creates incredibly intricate works of art using the most fragile of mediums, an egg. Carving an egg shell requires a very steady hand and lots of patience. Brian’s work has not only been featured in exhibits around…

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Mar 22, 2011

Picture of the Day: Die for the Money

Picture of the Day: Die for the Money

DIE FOR THE MONEY Artwork by SCOTT CAMPBELL Scott Campbell, Skull Cube, 2010, Cut US currency, 9 x 6 x 4 inches Scott Campbell is a sort of semiotician, studying the signs, symbols, and text, commonly found in tattoo culture. His work investigates a familiar lowbrow vernacular, and points out the irony…

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Jan 31, 2011

Astonishing 3D Collages by Adam Neate [30 pics]

Astonishing 3D Collages by Adam Neate [30 pics]

Photograph by Annar_50 Born in 1977, British painter and conceptual artist, Adam Neate, first gained notoriety as a street artist. Born in Colchester, Essex and growing up in Ipswich, Suffolk, Adam’s career originally began in graphic design, working for an advertising agency. Eventually, Adam began to explore painting, often using cardboard because it was cheap…

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Jan 18, 2011

Astonishing Underwater Sculptures by Jason deCaires Taylor [30 pics]

Astonishing Underwater Sculptures by Jason deCaires Taylor [30 pics]

Jason deCaires Taylor’s underwater sculptures create a unique, absorbing and expansive visual seascape. Highlighting natural ecological processes, Taylor’s interventions explore the intricate relationships that exist between art and environment. His works become artificial reefs, attracting marine life, while offering the viewer privileged temporal encounters, as the shifting sand of the ocean floor, and the works…

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Aug 3, 2010

The Most Incredible Miniature Pencil Art [20 pics]

The Most Incredible Miniature Pencil Art [20 pics]

Photograph by Dalton Ghetti / Solent News Dalton Ghetti is a 49-year old carpenter from Bridgeport, Connecticut, and he has been carving the most incredible miniature sculptures for over 25 years without the aid of a magnifying glass. His canvas? The tiny tip of a lead pencil. Photograph by Dalton Ghetti / Solent…

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