Tag: sculpture

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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Apr 5, 2012

Geometric Shapes Made from Currency

Geometric Shapes Made from Currency

Kristi Malkoff is a Canadian visual artist and travel addict. She attended the Chelsea College of Art and Design and received her BFA graduate from the Emily Carr Institute in Vancouver in 2005. In her series titled Money Pieces, Kristi uses an assortment of colourful currency from around the world, folding and manipulating…

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Feb 21, 2012

A Devil Sculpture Made from Matches Gets Set Ablaze

A Devil Sculpture Made from Matches Gets Set Ablaze

Artwork by DAVID MACH David Mach’s incredible sculpture, The Devil, is made entirely of matches. It was part of his exhibition “Precious Light: King James Bible – A Celebration 1611-2011” at the City Art Centre in Edinburgh, Scotland. In an act that was both performative and transformative, David set his sculpture ablaze to…

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Feb 16, 2012

Amazing Miniature Sculptures by Takanori Aiba

Amazing Miniature Sculptures by Takanori Aiba

Artwork and Photography by TAKANORI AIBA @ TOKYOGOODIDEA.COM As a follow-up from yesterday’s Picture of the Day, the Sifter was compelled to do a full feature on Takanori Aiba’s incredible miniature sculptures. The level of detail and intricacy in his work is truly mind-blowing. Each sculpture is like a miniature world, bursting with…

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Jan 23, 2012

Incredible 3D Sculptural Art Painted Layer by Layer

Incredible 3D Sculptural Art Painted Layer by Layer

Artwork by RIUSUKE FUKAHORI | Photograph by DOMINIC ALVES Japanese artist Riusuke Fukahori creates incredible three-dimensional artwork by applying acrylic paint on multiple layers of transparent liquid resin. The resin is mixed with a hardener or catalyst, allowing Riusuke to paint each successive layer (similar to a 3D printer), eventually creating a ‘sculptural painting’…

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Jan 2, 2012

Incredible Landscapes Carved Into Books

Incredible Landscapes Carved Into Books

Artwork by GUY LARAMEE Hailing from Quebec, fellow Canadian Guy Laramee is a man with many talents. Not only is he a very accomplished painter and sculptor, but Guy is also a highly regarded musician, composer and stage director. With more than 30 years of practice, Guy’s work has been seen and heard…

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Nov 30, 2011

Picture of the Day: An Illuminated Sandcastle

Picture of the Day: An Illuminated Sandcastle

AN ILLUMINATED SANDCASTLE Photograph via jennylouwho on Reddit Spotted on Reddit (the source of all things Internet), this wonderfully illuminated sandcastle was built on Noosa Main Beach in Queensland, Australia. Unfortunately, the Sifter was unable to track down the actual artist of this terrific sandcastle. If you know, please mention in the…

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Nov 7, 2011

Intricate Book Art Carvings by Brian Dettmer

Intricate Book Art Carvings by Brian Dettmer

Artwork by BRIAN DETTMER Born in Chicago but currently living and working out of Atlanta, Georgia, contemporary artist Brian Dettmer creates incredible works of art with old books and tremendous patience. Using knives, tweezers and surgical tools, Brian meticulously exposes various layers to create his mind-blowing artwork. Dettmer has received critical acclaim around…

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Oct 22, 2011

10 Jaw-Dropping Pumpkin Carvings by Ray Villafane

10 Jaw-Dropping Pumpkin Carvings by Ray Villafane

Artwork and Photography by RAY VILLAFANE @ VILLAFANE STUDIOS Born in Queens, New York, artist Ray Villafane carves some of the most incredible pumpkins on Earth, garnering international acclaim and notable clients around the world. Ray also works with sand sculptures in addition to designing his own toys and action figures. Be sure…

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Aug 8, 2011

Incredible Woodwork by Maskull Lasserre

Incredible Woodwork by Maskull Lasserre

Photograph and Artwork by MASKULL LASSERRE The Sifter is always astounded by intricate woodwork and design. The material is so beautiful and the artwork requires such incredible skill and dedication. It is always humbling to witness the work of a master woodworker like fellow Canadian, Maskull Lasserre. Below you will find a small collection…

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