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Hugging and Hungry, Adorable Cats Are Hand-Carved as Miniature Sculptures

 Art #cats #miniature #sculptures #wood February 20, 2022 Anna Marks All images © Sakura Hanafusa, shared with permission Japanese sculptor Sakura Hanafusa carves whimsical cat sculptures often carrying a range of foods, including vegetables, sweets, and biscuits. In one of the feline statues, a snowy-haired creature peeks out from underneath a vanilla ice cream …

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Loops and Coils in Bright Gradients Grow from Claire Lindner’s Ceramic Sculptures

 Art Craft #ceramics #gradients #sculptures February 6, 2022 Anna Marks All images © Claire Lindner, shared with permission Vine-like colorful coils of material overlap in Claire Lindner’s latest sculpture collection, which blurs the line between organic and human-made forms. Each piece has a vibrancy and motion designed to push the possibilities of the medium. “My …

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Concentric Vessels Nest Within Larger Forms in Matthew Chambers’ Perplexing Ceramic Sculptures

 Art #abstract #ceramics #sculptures December 14, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Matthew Chambers, shared with permission At once minimal and endlessly confounding, the elegant ceramic vessels that Matthew Chambers (previously) creates are precisely scaled iterations of the same shape. His hypnotic sculptures are comprised of individual, wheel-thrown pieces in varying sizes that are …

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Momentary Movements Are Cast in Bronze in Isabel Miramontes’s Segmented Sculptures

 Art #bronze #sculptures September 30, 2021 Grace Ebert “Rock my Heart” (2018), bronze, 23 3/4 × 11 × 7 3/4 inches Bisecting torsos with spirals or extending fringed ribbons from a figure’s side, Spanish artist Isabel Miramontes (previously) embeds motion within the bodies of her anonymous subjects. She casts fleeting gestures and poses in …

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Elaborately Constructed Figures by ‘People Too’ Create a Cast of Quintessential Characters in Paper

 Craft #paper #people #sculptures September 9, 2021 Grace Ebert “Nitro.” All images © People Too, shared with permission If you ran into Nitro, Lotto, Sully, or the rest of their troupe on the street, it’d be easy enough to imagine their respective personalities and lifestyles: Nitro is the lax skateboarder who’s always in some …

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Colorful Crayon Animals by Herb Williams Illustrate Impacts of the Climate Crisis

 Art #animals #climate change #crayons #sculptures August 17, 2021 Grace Ebert Detail of “Phantom Limb(s).” All images by John Brown, © Herb Williams, shared with permission Bolstering his ongoing body of work confronting the climate crisis, two new sculptures by Nashville-based artist Herb Williams (previously) address the interconnected impacts of environmental catastrophe and disastrous …

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Flowers Mutate into Peculiar Blossoms in 18th-Century-Style Paintings by Laurent Grasso

 Art #bronze #flowers #oil painting #painting #sculptures April 13, 2021 Grace Ebert “Future Herbarium,” distemper on wood, 33.5 x 24 x 4.2 centimeters. Photo by Claire Dorn, courtesy of Perrotin. All images © Laurent Grasso, shared with permission In Laurent Grasso’s Future Herbarium, small bunches of flowers evolve into bizarre forms with doubled pistils …

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