Tag: sculpture

Dec 24, 2014

Artist Carves Amazing Sculptures out of the Blades of Knives

Artist Carves Amazing Sculptures out of the Blades of Knives

Contemporary by Angela Li recently presented Li Hongbo’s solo exhibition – Shadow of Knives, a brand new series of metal sculpture and installation works by the Beijing-based artist. The initial concept of this metal series came to Li back in 2007, the same time as he developed his extremely successful expandable paper sculptures series,…

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Dec 18, 2014

Artist Turns Old Hubcaps Into Awesome Animal Sculptures

Artist Turns Old Hubcaps Into Awesome Animal Sculptures

Ptolemy Elrington recycles old hubcaps, transforming them into incredible works of art. Currently based in Brighton, England, the artist has worked a variety of creative jobs including theatre and stage set design. Elrington concentrates on creating sculpture of natural forms from found and recycled materials. At the moment he is working with a variety…

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Nov 30, 2014

Picture of the Day: Love Never Dies

Picture of the Day: Love Never Dies

Artwork by Jonathan (Jobi) Bouchard | Photograph by Sanding Ovations Seen here is the 2014 Sanding Ovations Master Cup 1st Place Winner and People’s Choice Winner, Jonathan (Jobi) Bouchard’s “Love Never Dies” sand sculpture. The 6th annual competition took place from November 19-23, 2014 in the beach town of Treasure Island, Florida. You can…

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Nov 26, 2014

Tiny Pufferfish Spends a Week Creating Art on the Ocean Floor to Attract a Mate

Tiny Pufferfish Spends a Week Creating Art on the Ocean Floor to Attract a Mate

Watch this tiny Japanese pufferfish creates a grand sand sculpture on the featureless seabed by using his fins to dig furrows. He uses this to attract the attention of passing females. According to the BBC, this mating ritual can take the pufferfish an entire week of around the clock work. The clip is from…

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Nov 25, 2014

Picture of the Day: Camera Fossil

Picture of the Day: Camera Fossil

Artwork by Daniel Arsham | danielarsham.com Daniel Arsham just released the latest installment of his Future Relic series entitled Camera (2014). The artwork depicts a sort of fossilized version of a modern-day SLR camera made from plaster and broken glass. OHWOW Gallery announced the second chapter of Daniel Arsham’s Future Relic series, with the…

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Nov 19, 2014

Incredibly Lifelike Wood Sculptures by Bruno Walpoth

Incredibly Lifelike Wood Sculptures by Bruno Walpoth

Bruno Walpoth is an Italian sculptor from Bressanone-Brixen in South Tyrol, Italy. The talented woodcarver was recognized early in life for his artistic talents, beginning a five-year apprenticeship to master carver Vicenzo Mussner at the age of 14. At 19, he began a six-year course of study with Hans Ladmer at the Akademie der…

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Nov 17, 2014

Artist Only Uses 12 Inch Nails to Create Sculptures

Artist Only Uses 12 Inch Nails to Create Sculptures

“Only nails, always different”, explains artist John Bisbee to American Craft (pg 45). For the last 30 years the artist has been exclusively welding nails together and for the last decade he has only worked with 12-inch ‘bright common spikes’, which are the largest and most commercially available nails. As an art student Bisbee…

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