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A Daily Sculpture Project by Frode Bolhius Spawns a Quirky Colorful Cast of Tiny Figures

 Art #clay #metal #sculpture #textiles #wood June 16, 2022 Grace Ebert All images Frode Bolhius, shared with permission Wander into Frode Bolhuis’s Almere-based studio, and you’ll be introduced to an entire cast of characters pinned to the wall. There’s one figure picking at the tufts of her broom-like head, another sporting a bubble gum …

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Spikes, Rusted Wire, and Scissors Bind Shattered Porcelain Sculptures by Glen Taylor

 Art Craft #dinnerware #found objects #metal #porcelain #sculpture April 20, 2022 Grace Ebert All images © Glen Taylor, shared with permission A visual metaphor for imperfection and the possibilities of repair, the porcelain sculptures created by Ohio-based artist Glen Taylor (previously) are steeped in contrast. Soldered spikes confront the gilded, floral designs on a …

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Skeletal Lace Patterns Define the Copper Wire Vessels of Artist Suzanne Shafer-Wilson

 Art Craft #lace #metal #miniature #sculpture #vessels #wire April 7, 2022 Grace Ebert All images © Suzanne Shafer-Wilson, shared with permission At once malleable in material and secure in shape, the vessels that comprise Suzanne Shafer-Wilson’s body of work are intricate studies of texture, pattern, and space. The Illinois-based artist loops and twists lengths …

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Thin Strips of Metal and Spaghetti Connect in Architectural Collars and Headdresses

 Art Design Food #fashion #metal #pasta #sculpture April 7, 2022 Grace Ebert “Fabienne.” All images © Alice Pegna, by Jacques Peg, shared with permission Paris-based designer and artist Alice Pegna revolves her practice around structures. She’s concerned with both the relationship between individual components and how a larger framework responds to its environment, and …

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A New Book Explores the Innovative Sculptures of Abstract Artist El Anatsui

 Art #books #metal #multiples #sculpture #wood March 30, 2022 Kate Mothes All images courtesy of Damiani Publishing, shared with permission Ghanaian-born Nigeria-based artist El Anatsui is known for sprawling metal sculptures that drape, twist, and fold across expansive surfaces in colorful, undulating patterns. A forthcoming book, El Anatsui: The Reinvention of Sculpture, traces his …

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Folds in Recurring Patterns Form the Tessellated Origami Sculptures by Goran Konjevod

 Art Craft #copper #metal #origami #paper #sculpture February 8, 2022 Grace Ebert All images © Goran Konjevod, shared with permission Whether folding flat, square tessellations or rounded forms that billow from a central point, origami artist  Goran Konjevod (previously) focuses on the tension inherent in a single sheet of material. His sculptures draw on his …

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Complex Networks of Metallic Branches Shape Animal Sculptures by Kang Dong Hyun

 Art #animals #metal #sculpture #steel January 6, 2022 Grace Ebert “Forest of Coexistence” (2019), stainless steel and urethane paint, 300 x 160 x 120 centimeters. All images © Kang Dong Hyun, shared with permission What eventually becomes a stately stag or majestically posed lion in Kang Dong Hyun’s Forest of Coexistence starts with countless …

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Unearthly Anatomical Works Sculpted in Crystal and Glass by Debra Baxter Explore Grief and Loss

 Art #anatomy #crystals #glass #metal #sculpture October 8, 2021 Grace Ebert “Catch your Breath” (2021), alabaster, bronze, and druzy snow chalcedony, 10 x 10 x 5 inches. All images courtesy of form & concept, shared with permission Artist and jewelry designer Debra Baxter (previously) explores the endurance of grief, mortality, and human bonds in …

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Innumerable Metal Leaves and Flowers Cloak Intricately Sculpted Animals by Taiichiro Yoshida

 Art #animals #butterflies #flowers #metal #sculpture September 3, 2021 Grace Ebert “The Dog in the Night Fog” Japanese artist Taiichiro Yoshida (previously) continues his surveys into the possibilities of metalsmithing with a new series of elaborately layered sculptures. Spending between two and six months on each work, Yoshida meticulously molds copper, bronze, silver, and …

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Found Silverware and Scrap Metal Are Welded into Lively Sculptural Creatures by Matt Wilson

 Art #animals #birds #found objects #metal #sculpture July 2, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Matt Wilson Wide spoons become muscular hind legs, pointed handles fan out into wings, and fork prongs curl around a branch like talons in Matt Wilson’s wildlife assemblages. Using found flatware and other metal objects, the Charleston-based artist (previously) …

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