Tag: sculpture

Feb 25, 2014

The Mind Melting Paper Sculptures of Li Hongbo

The Mind Melting Paper Sculptures of Li Hongbo

Chinese artist Li Hongbo (featured previously) crafts mind-melting sculptures from thousands of individually glued sheets of paper, creating a kind of ‘honeycomb’ structure that makes the sculptures completely malleable. In collaboration with the Klein Sun Gallery, New York-based video production company Kid Guy Collective captured Li’s current showcase, Tools of Study, at 240 frames…

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Feb 20, 2014

Minas Tirith Made From 420,000 Matchsticks

Minas Tirith Made From 420,000 Matchsticks

Minas Tirith (aka the White City and City of the Kings) is the capital of Gondor, a fictional city and castle from J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle-earth. Completed in 2010 after three years of work, artist Pat Acton recreated the famed city using 420,000 meticulously placed matchsticks and a lot of glue. He used an additional…

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Feb 5, 2014

Miniature Models of Famous Artists in their Studios

Miniature Models of Famous Artists in their Studios

Joe Fig is an American painter and sculptor who began exploring artists’ working methods by interviewing over 50 artists, asking the same 15 questions of each. The intimate insights gleaned from the interviews led Fig to create meticulously crafted miniature models or dioramas of the artists at work in their studios. It also culminated…

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Jan 23, 2014

Galloping Horses Made from Driftwood

Galloping Horses Made from Driftwood

James Doran-Webb is a British artist currently based in the Philippines. James, whose parents are antique dealers, spent much of his childhood travelling; living in countless cities as his parents pursued antiques and artworks. Additionally, much of his childhood was spent in the workshops of his parents’ antiques restoration company. This unique upbringing ignited…

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Jan 20, 2014

Artist Turns 4000 Pieces of Metal Into 10 ft, 550 pound Lion Sculpture

Artist Turns 4000 Pieces of Metal Into 10 ft, 550 pound Lion Sculpture

Turkish artist Selcuk Yilmaz created this unbelievable lion sculpture from 4,000 pieces of hammered metal. Entitled Aslan, the sculpture took the artist 10 months to complete and weighs approximately 250 kg (551 pounds). The sculpture measures 330 cm long by 185 cm tall (10.8 ft x 6.06 ft) Every piece of metal used was…

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Jan 15, 2014

How to Turn a Block of Wood Into a Box of Money

How to Turn a Block of Wood Into a Box of Money

Artwork by RANDALL ROSENTHAL It all starts here. Artist Randall Rosenthal takes three pieces of white pine and glues them together. Once dried it will be one solid block. Artwork by RANDALL ROSENTHAL Artwork by RANDALL ROSENTHAL The rough outline begins. Randall knows what he wants to do. Artwork by…

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Jan 6, 2014

Artist Carves Entire Alphabet Into Set of Crayons

Artist Carves Entire Alphabet Into Set of Crayons

Artwork by DIEM CHAU diemchau.com | Facebook | Blog The Northwest Natives Alphabet Set by Diem Chau is an incredible collection of 52 individually carved crayons representing every letter of the alphabet along with an associated word starting with each letter. The artworks were completed for an exhibition last year at the G. Gibson…

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