7 posts tagged sculpture
It’s no secret I have a fetish for paper. So how appropriate that Georgia Russell’s paper sculptures are presented as museum-type oddities? She creates these zoological beasts out of books, maps, music scores, newspaper and photographs.
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Li Hongbo makes these seemingly simple paper sculptures. But wait, you say, they’re made of paper? They are indeed! Not only are they made of paper, they’re flexible. Like a slinky. Watch the video made at Dominik Mersch Callery.
Inspired by traditional Chinese toys, Li Hongbo crafts the sculptures from ultra-thin layers of paper.
Anthropomorphism runs through the work of Daniel Firman, an artist based in Paris. His sculptures are often rife with ideas and signifiers that speak to the matter around us, the matter we choose to surround ourselves with, the matter that makes us who we are.
My book obsession continues, this time via Jonathan Callan, a British artist. He bends, folds, glues, screws and nails book into giant masses/messes. He removes the structure inherent in a book and molds it into something very different, and very beautiful.
I almost didn’t believe these were sculptures when I first came across them. The detail is overwhelming; the subject matter so dense. But this is what Kris Kuksi does. Neo-roccoco.
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Gavin Worth is a fellow of many talents, and many countries. Born in Zimbabwe, raised in Mexico and on his way to Egypt, Worth is also a self-taught artist. Here are some of his sculptures.
The Balloon Bench scultpture by Satoshi Itasaka is alas, an illusion.