sculptures

Crystallized Books | Alexis Arnold

After repeatedly finding boxes of discarded books in and around her urban environment, San Francisco-based artist Alexis Arnold became fascinated by the idea of finding ways in which to immortalize forsaken publications. The shutting of newspaper and magazine shops coupled with the onslaught of electronic reading leaves the paperback in a uncertain state. Arnold has […]

140-year-old Tree Reproduction

Recently unveiled at the MadArt space in Seattle, Middle Fork is the lastest sculptural work by artist John Grade who worked with countless volunteers to realize this enormous scale mold of a 140-year-old tree. The process began a year ago when Grade and a crew of assistants scaled a Western Hemlock tree in North Bend, […]

Wallwave Vibrations

Loris Cecchini has created a “tattoo in relief” which appears as a part of the very fabric, or skin, of the wall. Architecture relies on the logic of geometry—primarily linear and planar elements—yet here the artist utilizes the geometry of the sphere in a roughly circular composition. As a result, the sculpture seems to pulsate or […]

Psychogeographies: Three-Dimensional Figurative Collages

The Brooklyn-based artist Dustin Yellin was commissioned by the New York City Ballet to install a new series of his figurative collages. The artist refers to the sculptures as Psychogeographies because “they feel like maps of the psyche.” Each large-scale sculpture is individually embellished with bizarre found objects—cut-up books, magazines and trash found on the street—which […]

Anatomical Specimens Made from Wool and Silk by Lana Crooks

Chicago-based textile sculptor and artist Lana Crooks makes tiny sculptures from hand-dyed wool and silk that look both beautiful and creepy at the same time. Crooks painstakingly pieces together bits of fabric to create anatomically accurate bird and insect skulls. She will be showcasing her most recent work next month at the Modern Eden Gallery […]

San Francisco, 1 Man and 3000 Toothpicks

Thirty five years ago Scott Weaver  had already begun work on this insanely complex kinetic sculpture, Rolling through the Bay, that he continues to modify and expand even today. The elaborate sculpture is comprised of multiple “tours” that move pingpong balls through neighborhoods, historical locations, and iconic symbols of San Francisco, all recreated with a little […]

Alluminium Scultpures by Tatiana Blanco

Tatiana Blanco always refers to the figure in her sculptures. Her artwork is  influenced by real figures and her technique is a contemporary interpretation of the traditional form. She portrays her life expereience through human form and seeks to communicate through her figures’ body language. Communication between Tatiana Blanco and her artwork, and between her […]

Sculptures Full of Cities

Psychogeography is the act of exploring an urban environment with an emphasis on curiosity and drifting. Or, more colloquially put , a “toy box full of playful, inventive strategies for exploring cities.” In his most recent series “Psychogeographies,” Dustin Yellin uses multiple layers of glass, each covered in detailed imagery, to create a single intricate, three-dimensional collage with […]

Incredible Sand Sculpures

While Ray Villafane is best known for his expertise in the art of food carving, he is also recognized for his magnificent, remarkably realistic sand sculptures. Using just sand and water, the artist sculpts incredibly detailed figures that tower above him as he works. Funny-faced people, nativity scenes, and hellish creatures from Dante’sInferno appear so […]

Picturesque Wood Sculptures in South France

Something magical has been happening in the woods around the Loup River in southern France. The artist Spencer Byles has spent a year living in the area’s remote woodland, creating intriguing temporary structures from natural materials. The spontaneous creations are deliberately hard to find and are unlikely to be stumbled across. Towering woven structures, hanging […]

Unusual Sculptures Chiseled from Wood by Yoshitoshi Kanemaki

Japanese sculptor Yoshitoshi Kanemaki chisels these life-sized figurative sculptures out of giant pieces of camphor wood, a kind of evergreen. The strange pieces frequently involve two or more characters merged into a single form, which could been interpreted as commentary on mortality, or multiple personalities/perspectives. Kanemaki created a series of progress photos that show the […]

Fluid sculpting high-speed: Alberto Seveso

Dropping, is the natural evolving of previous projects using ink and water by Alberto Seveso. This time he tried something different using the oil instead the water and the outcome was amazing! The title is very important for him, because it is a tribute to the master of the dripping technique, Jackson Pollock. He always […]

This is How James Corbett Gives New Life to Old Cars

Sometimes art is just that thing we have a need to make, whether it makes any sense or not. “I create my sculptures not only because I am able to, but because I am unable not to. My sculptures are by nature a solved puzzle, and it’s the challenge of solving the puzzle that gives me […]

The City Series | Vision of a post-apocalyptic world

Lori Nix isn’t your typical photographer. Actually, she’s more of a sculptor. These emotional scenes show her vision of life after the apocalypse, but that’s not the only thing that makes these photographs amazing — it’s how they are created: Most of the tiny elements are made by hand and assembled on a tabletop, with […]

The Hyperrealistic Sculptures of Ron Mueck

London-based sculptor Ron Mueck, formerly a model maker and puppeteer for children’s television and films, has been creating fine art sculptures since 1996. Using resin, fiberglass, silicone, and many other materials, Mueck constructs hyperrealistic likenesses of human beings, while playing with scale. The detailed sculptures are captivating when viewed up close, as they may be […]

Recycled Metal Animal Sculpture

Last year’s Sculpturewalk was one Carl Sean McMahon remembers fondly. His ‘Linotype Wapiti’, created primarily from an old printing press at the Castlegar News, won the overall Peoples Choice Award, selected as the favourite of all those who voted over the four month balloting period. The end result sees McMahon’s sculpture permanently displayed at Castlegar […]

Crayons Crayola

The wax crayons are not only for color but can be transformed into small sculptures. The genius is Hoang Tran, carved by hand the tip of crayons obtaining an accuracy almost miniaturist, very detailed sculptures with his favorite subjects are the icons of pop culture, video games, cartoons: as Hello Kitty, Han Solo, the Ninja […]

Three Dimensional Animals Painted by Keng Lye

You won’t believe your eyes. The goldfish you see below is a still sculpture, made from cold resin and painted with acrylic paint. The sculpture is made by Singapore-based artist cum magician, Keng Lye, who captures aquatic animals in artistic, lifelike moments, that will truly boggle your mind. Take note that all of the following […]

Pencil Sculptures

Only Jennifer Maestre, an artist based in Massachussetts, creats sculpturesout of pencils. She was inspired by the sea urchins, and she tried to create them with a lot of different material, even with nails! During an interview she explained why: “The spines of the urchin, so dangerous yet beautiful, serve as an explicit warning against […]

Wood Sculptures by Willy Verginer

The sculptures and installations of Willy Verginer are estranged and introduce the viewer to a whole new dimension of magic suspension. Verginer develops an original and unique visual language that combines painting with the art of sculpting. Beginning with traditional wood work as it is practiced in his hometown he slowly detached himself from conventional […]

20 Sculptures most creative in the world

A trip around the world in search of the most strange and bizarre sculptures.  1. Winterthur, Switzerland 2. Brussels, Belgium 3. Worclaw, Poland 4. Marseilles, France 5.Adelaide, Australia 6. Klaipeda, Lithuania 7. Philadelphia, USA   8. Budapest, Hungary 9. New York, USA 10. Cayala, Guatemala 11. Melbourne, Australia 12. Texas, USA 13. Prague, Czech Republic 14. […]

Tire art | Rubber animal and hybrid

“My concept is mutation—mutants,” the artist, Oh JiYoung, explains.  “The product is from nature,” from the white sap of latex trees, “But here it’s changed. The color is black. The look is scary. Rubber is very flexible, like skin, like muscles.” He chooses animals that are often seen as “monsters,” then obsesses over every detail—each muscle, […]

Pets Hubcaps

Ptolemy Elrington creates sculptures unimaginable with the hubcaps of the wheels you see littering the side of the road. He has spent the last 12 years recycle beautiful and elegant sculptures of animals! His pieces sell for much – his sculptures can take anywhere from £ 200 to £ 10,000! Just look around on his […]