British sculptor Jamie Frost brings wood to life in new powerful, captivating sculptures

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It's incredible to think that Jamie Frost 's figurative and captivating sculptures were once part of a tree. It's the first time the artist's sculptures of such large scale and complexity are being shown.

A hoarder creates tiny sculptures of everyday objects made entirely from trash

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Lydia Ricci has found an unusual way to cope with the stresses of life; she has spent the last three decades creating miniature sculptures made entirely from trash. From little hairdryers, typewriters and motorcycles to dodgems, ice skates and aeroplane seating, the sculptures are usually based on memories, fears or dislikes. These sculptures of everyday objects aren't precious or precise, but rather rough-and-ready approximations that somehow feel truer than exact recreations.

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Giant sculptures of mouldy fruit made from gemstones

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Her large-scale sculptures of mouldy fruit are made dazzling by their many gemstones. The sculptures are beautiful and pleasurable, but there’s an ugliness and unease that comes with them,” Ryan recently told the New York Times. It's the ugly-beautiful quality that stands out the most when observing Kathleen Ryan 's work for the first time.

Grace Wilson's brilliant life-like sculptures of 'strong and solid' characters in Edinburgh

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This set of clay sculptures is inspired by the people she saw during those walks. I've always really been into folkcraft and handicraft, embroidery and naive sculptures. When artist Grace Wilson moved back to Edinburgh last year, she realised she had no friends left in her home city. To reacquaint herself with the Scottish capital, she spent many evening wandering its streets – a habit that soon inspired a new body of work.

The Hauntings Sculptures of Sabrina Gruss

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Inside her workshop, Sabrina Gruss re-animates found natural materials and animal remains into eerie sculptures. Main The Blog Dark Surrealism Hi-Fructose Hi-Fructose Magazine Sabrina Gruss sculptureThe artist has said she's inspired by her own family's history and a multi-faceted view of death in her works. In terms of inspiration within fine art, she cites outsider and fringe art, as well as Lucian Freud and Francis Bacon.

The Photography and Sculptures of Mari Katayama

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Born with a rare congenital disorder, the artist had her legs amputated as a child, and at times, her sculptural work emulates the features of her body that the condition caused. Main The Blog Hi-Fructose Hi-Fructose Magazine Mari Katayama Photography sculptureMari Katayama's photography uses her own body as one of her materials.

Artist transforms recycled cardboard into incredible Pop Art sculptures of vintage TVs and computers

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Picking his way through the alleyways and back streets of Los Angeles, artist David Connelly collects discarded cardboard and other reclaimed materials, transforming them into detailed painted sculptures of everyday things, mainly vintage technology of decades past. Featuring sculptures of vintage computers, typewriters and television, this new series returns to David's love of Pop Art, as "portraiture, protest, and celebration".

Emma Witter on why she turns discarded animal bones into intricate botanical sculptures

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She collects and breathes new life into animal bones to create intricate sculptures of flowers, leaves and other natural objects. With heavy references to 16th and 17th century Dutch and Flemish painters who used the flower as a symbol of life and its fragility, the delicateness and beauty of Witter's sculptures has won her numerous awards and global attention. They are so widely available as a byproduct, and I think a surprising and overlooked material resource for sculpture.

This Artist Creates Eerie Sculptures That Look Like Victorian-Era Ghosts Emerging From Mirrors

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– an online store that sells all sorts of eerie and macabre sculptures that draw inspiration from mythical creatures, catacombs, and mysticism. Design ghosts mirrors sculptures victorianMichael Locascio is a New Jersey-based artist and the owner of Dellamorte & Co.

A new light sculpture in Arizona, inspired by the swarming of fish and flocking of birds

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London-based art and design collective toyStudio has created a new light sculpture installed in the heart of Scottsdale, Arizona, inspired by the swarming of fish and flocking of birds. Our design philosophy is to find mathematical and scientific theories, or natural process and re-apply those rules in sculptural forms," says Toby Plunkett, co-founder of toyStudio. "In

Colourful sculptures by Rachel Klinghoffer made entirely from everyday trash and discarded toys

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From used lingerie, designer footwear and costume jewellery to old toys, naff souvenirs and broken paintbrushes, artist Rachel Klinghoffer takes the things we throw out and turns them into sculptural artworks. Each of her sculptures is organic and alien-like, adorned with small embedded objects of personal significance.

Joana Vasconcelos is set to stage her biggest UK exhibition at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

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One of the most prominent visual artists in the world, Joana Vasconcelos is coming to Yorkshire Sculpture Park this March with her biggest UK exhibition to date. Bringing together 25 works produced over the last twenty years, the show will feature some of her most vibrant sculptures, all dotted around the Park's unique architecture and 18th-century landscape. To find out more about Joana Vasconcelos at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, visit ysp.org.uk.

Biologically Accurate Sculptures of Animals by Fanni Sandor Are Smaller Than a Fingernail

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Fanni Sandor has been fascinated by miniatures since childhood, constructing her first sculpture from toothpicks, candle wax, paper, and glue at six years old. Art Craft birds clay mice miniature nature nests sculptureAll images © Fanni Sandor, shared with permission.

Paper Wildlife Sculptures by Artist Diana Beltrán Herrera Document Nature’s Most Striking Details

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Beltrán Herrera’s upcoming projects include a commission for a coral sculpture, in addition to plans to launch a studio with her brother by the end of 2020. Art Design Illustration birds butterflies paper sculptureAll images © Diana Beltrán Herrera, shared with permission.

Ptolemy Elrington Recycles Old Hubcaps Into Amazing Animal Sculptures

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He specialises in animals, insects and marine life sculptures made from recycled materials including car wheel trims, shopping trolleys, car parts and found objects. He’s spent the last 17 years recycling them into beautiful and elegant animal sculptures. Design animals cars hubcaps metal parts sculpturesPtolemy studied at Bradford in the 80’s, travelled extensively and settled in Brighton, UK.

Sculptures by American Pop artist Jann Haworth reveal a childhood spent on film sets in Hollywood

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Alongside the mural will be a display of Haworth’s sculptural and wall-based works dating from the 1960s to the present day. Alongside the mural will be a display of Haworth’s wall-based and sculptural artworks. Looking at her early work, it directly challenged the conventional perception of both the form and appropriate subjects for sculpture.

These Incredible Sand Sculptures By Andoni Bastarrika Are The Ultimate Childhood Dream

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These incredible sand sculptures by Andoni Bastarrika are so lifelike and cool, that I wish I had him around when I was a kid playing in the sand. Design animals sand sculpturesRemember when you were little and you were building sandcastles on the beach?

Plump and Peeled Ceramic Bananas Shape Koji Kasatani’s Evocative Sculptures

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Long before the infamous banana sent waves through the art world last year, Koji Kasatani was forming playful sculptures with the yellow produce. Art Food bananas humor sculptureAll images © Koji Kasatani, shared with permission.

“Fortuitous Encounter” by Artist Lenard Smith

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Big Boy Studio’s “Everything is Sculpture” Video

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“Everything is sculpture. Any material, any idea without hindrance born into space, I consider sculpture.” That quote was the main inspiration behind visual narrative ‘Once Upon Another’, the 3D video of London-based Big Boy Studio challenged the notion of traditional sculpture and its relationship with surrounding spaces. 3D / CGI VIDEO 3D 3D animation Animated Big Boy Studio cgi Chuck George Tsioutsias digital sculpture

Illuminated Wire Sculptures Nest Inside Larger Kinetic Works by Artist Spenser Little

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Illumination Devices is comprised of the artist’s bent portraits and totems of merging faces, in addition to a series of irradiated kinetic sculptures. Little’s nestled sculptures are on view through September 20 at MOAH: CEDAR in California.

Neal Grundy Floating Fabrics in ‘Transient Sculptures’

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British photographer Neal Grundy is specializing in Freeze Motion photography, for his “Transient Sculptures” series, the viewer may believe he is seeing a solid sculpture in the landscape, when in reality, the image captures a fabric form in ‘mid-flight’. The post Neal Grundy Floating Fabrics in ‘Transient Sculptures’ appeared first on Trendland Online Magazine Curating the Web since 2006.

Sprawling Metal Forms Elegant, Sculptural Jewelry by Designer Laura Estrada

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Los Angeles-based designer Laura Estrada handcrafts sustainable jewelry pieces that are conceptually driven, sculptural adornments for the body and face. Art Design fashion jewelry metal sculptureAll images © Laura Estrada Jewelry, shared with permission. She uses ancient metalsmithing techniques to create timeless, wearable heirlooms that merge fashion with art. From a very young age, I have been building little objects with my hands, ” Estrada explains.

Ronit Baranga's disturbing life-like sculptures take a twisted look at our obsession with sugar

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Equally disturbing and terrifying, these life-like sculptures by Ronit Baranga highlight our unhealthy relationship with sugary treats. Each tart or cake has its own mouth, awaiting its chance to bite. But who eats who?

Copper Animal Sculptures by Artist Wang Ruilin Are Embedded with Nature’s Sublime Elements

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His recent copper-and-paint sculptures include a panda with a black back stripe and limbs that are covered in a mountainous ridge and a white blanket of clouds. See more of the Ruilin’s recent sculptures below, and head to Behance and Instagram for glimpses into his process.

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Four Adorable Prairie Dogs Peek Out of Kinetic Sculpture Constructed with LEGO

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Designers Jason and Kristal Allemann, of JK Brickworks ( previously ), understand that prairie dogs have a tendency to scramble into their burrows at first sight of a threat, so the two LEGO enthusiasts have designed a kinetic sculpture that captures the rodents’ most endearing actions while above ground. Design animals kinetic sculpture Lego sculpture

Paintings and soft sculptures by Elizabeth Glaessner and Rose Nestler that challenge established power structures

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On show at London's PUBLIC Gallery, the paintings by Glaessner and soft sculpture by Nestler draw on a host of art historical and mythological sources, from medieval costume to the lustful nature-spirit of a Satyr, transforming them into something more modern and relevant. Nestler’s soft sculptures, meanwhile, take the form of clothing and accessories, highlighting the ways that gendered stereotypes play out on the body.

In ‘Human,’ Artist Beth Cavener Chronicles Nearly Two Decades of Evocative Sculptural Creatures

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Art animals books sculptureAll images © Beth Cavener, shared with permission. In the hands of Montana-based sculptor Beth Cavener ( previously ), clay transforms into mesmerizing, life-size animal figures charged with raw emotion and vitality. ? Human ?,

Limp Balloons Slump Over Each Other in Pastel Sculptures by Artist Joe Davidson

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While the sculptures are playful in both color and form, the Los Angeles-based artist notes that they also hold earnest themes of masculinity and aging, two concepts he’s thinking about often. Art balloons plaster sculpture

Swaths of Colorful Fringe Disguise Animalistic Sculptures by Artist Troy Emery

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Many pet owners are quick to name their dog or cat’s breed, but those bringing home one of Troy Emery ’s colorful sculptures might need to figure out what species they’ve adopted first. Emery’s indeterminate sculptures are currently on view through an online exhibition with Martin Browne Contemporary , and more of his textile-based projects can be found on Instagram. Art Craft animals sculpture thread

Hundreds of Intricately Cut Layers Compose Impeccably Detailed Wildlife Sculptures by Patrick Cabral

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Manila-based artist Patrick Cabral ( previously ) layers paper incised with decorative motifs and lacy patterns into dazzling sculptural portraits of wildlife. Art Craft animals paper portraits sculptureAll images © Patrick Cabral. Ribbed tentacles with alternating gold and white dangle from an octopus, while elegant pieces comprise a rhinoceros’s exterior. Each multi-layered work contains hundreds of individual paper pieces that are entirely hand-cut.

Textured Paper Sculptures by Zai Divecha Emphasize Shadow and Light

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San Francisco-based artist Zai Divecha fashions countless pleats, creases, and flaps for her monochromatic paper sculptures. Art light paper sculpture shadows“Draco” (2019), paper, wood, LEDs, 40 x 72 x 3 inches. All images © Zai Divecha. From geometric tessellations to flat sheets with dozens of rounded cuts and points, Divecha’s pieces accentuate the relationships between light and shadow and natural and manufactured elements.

This Artist Turns Picasso’s Portraits Into Fantastic 3D Sculptures

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Art director Omarqil decided to recreate Picasso’s figurative portraits into 3D sculptures. Inspirations 3d picasso sculpturesFor the Paris Fashion Week Exhibiton 2019, CR Studio was invited to create a backdrop for the brand ‘The Art’s Sake’. A stunning series showing one more time that art has no limit. More: Behance h/t: Source.

Stress: TMJ Disorder Visualized As A Bronze And Concrete Sculpture

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Design sculpture stress teethSculptor Yoan Capote was inspired to create the piece (called Stress) as a result of his own experience with stress-induced teeth-grinding. The work is also “a monument to the collective experience of contemporary urban life”. More: Yoan Capote h/t: jeremyriad Capote, who comes from Cuba, visited a clinic in Havana to make molds of teeth from several anonymous people. He then reproduced the teeth. Source.

Iconic Marble Sculptures Tattooed with Inky Backdrops and Floral Motifs by Fabio Viale

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Italian sculptor Fabio Viale inks his marble reproductions of iconic sculptures with heavy scenes of ancient stories, swirling waves, and foreboding clouds. In comparison to the original Roman sculpture, Viale’s Laocoön is missing one boy on his right side. Art Illustration art history sculpture tattoosViale’s Laocoön. All images © Fabio Viale.

Japanese Artist Crafts Epic Beast And Plant Hybrid Sculptures

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Specializing in ceramic modeling and pottery since a student, much of YAGIGURA’s clay sculptures are impressive expressions of nature that construct epic beasts out of plant motifs. Design animals japan sculpturesYAGIGURA is a Japanese sculptor and mixed media artist. Although there’s still plenty room left for charming meerkats and rabbits as well! More: YAGIGURA, Instagram h/t: grapee View this post on Instagram #. Source.

Picasso-Inspired Portrait Sculptures Rendered by Digital Artist Omar Aqil

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The shadows, highlights, and colors make Aqil’s rendered sculptures and plinths appear as built-objects in a physical location. Art collage cubism digital portraits sculptureAll images © Omar Aqil. Pakistan-based art director and illustrator Omar Aqil ( previously ) continues his Character Illustrations series with more collaged portraits made from stacks of 3D objects.

Greg Olijnyk Creates Incredible Cardboard Sculptures Inspired By Steampunk And Sci-Fi

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To balance out his working life as a graphic designer focused on 2-D digital projects, Greg Olijnyk creates cardboard sculptures in his free time. Design cardboard sci-fi sculptures steampunkThe remarkably refined artworks are made with packaging-grade cardboard and tracing paper, and finishing touches added with LED lighting and glass accessories. More: Instagram h/t: colossal View this post on Instagram #9 – now with an operator. Source.

Inflatable Heads, Fantastical Paintings, and Bulbous Sculptures Comprise a Surreal Dreamland by OSGEMEOS

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Comprised of lit sculptures, large-scale paintings, and collages in the same cartoonish style as their previous projects , OSGEMEOS: You Are My Guest is a surreal dreamland. It asks visitors to swerve around a series of bulbous sculptures that jut upward from the floor.

Sculptural Feelings with Fanny Ollas

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Fanny Ollas’ sculptures have an earnest, anthropomorphic quality. Her sculptures imagine the emotional scope and expression of clay pieces; vases appear to ‘vomit’ emotion, tie themselves in knots […]. SCULPTUREWords Emily Sandiford.