Sculpture


Hilariously unsettling stone sculptures

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Sep 2014

Hilariously unsettling stone sculptures

The work of Japanese stone sculptor, Hirotoshi Itoh, is absolutely insane. As if by magic he is able to transform a solid inanimate stone into a multitude of objects that suggest pliability while others appear alive. While honing his skills at his family’s stone masonry...

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The fascinatingly fierce wooden sculptures of AJ Fosik

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Sep 2014

The fascinatingly fierce wooden sculptures of AJ Fosik

Today’s featured artist is another one of my personal favorites. Artist AJ Fosik, who lives and works in Portland, OR has been creating these fascinatingly fierce sculptures that challenge perceptions of religion and identity for years now. Each animalistic sculpture is assembled out of many...

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The unsettlingly realistic sculpture of Sam Jinks

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Aug 2014

The unsettlingly realistic sculpture of Sam Jinks

The figurative sculptures by Sam Jinks are terrifyingly realistic.  Carefully constructed from silicone, fiberglass, resin, calcium carbonate, and human hair, each piece practically breaths.  While the craftsmanship of each piece is mindboggling, their impact is actually quite disturbing.  Much of Sam’s work deals with frailty,...

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Floating cities of cardboard

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Aug 2014

Floating cities of cardboard

Here are a couple pieces by Swedish artist, Nina Lindren.  They are really cool geometric cityscapes created out of cardboard. Nina builds up the sculptures like puzzles, stacking building upon building and even wiring some of them with lighting.  When she’s done, the work looks...

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Jason deCaires Taylor

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Aug 2014

Jason deCaires Taylor

This post is for those of you who have not yet been exposed to the absolutely incredible underwater sculptures by artist Jason deCaires Taylor. And for those of you who have, I have a hunch you won’t mind at all taking another look. Jason installed...

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Bruno Walpoth

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Aug 2014

Bruno Walpoth

The illusion of life that Italian sculptor, Bruno Walpoth, is able to achieve in his work is simply amazing. This achievement is amplified given the fact that he prefers to highlight the textural imperfections, cracks, and grains in the wood that he uses. Bruno comes from...

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Crystal Morey

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Jul 2014

Crystal Morey

Bay Area artist Crystal Morey, creates these amazing and totemic ceramic figurines that reflect our complex relationship with the environment. By encasing human figurines in animal bodies, she forces the viewer to reflect on the interconnectedness and dependence we have with the rest of the...

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