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Porcelain Busts Imprinted with Chinese Decorative Designs by Ah Xian

Porcelain Busts Imprinted with Chinese Decorative Designs by Ah Xian Chinese artist Ah Xian lives and works in Sydney where for nearly two decades he has explored aspects of the human form using ancient Chinese craft methods including porcelain, lacquer, jase, bronze, and even concrete. The artist often uses busts of his own family members including his wife, brother, and father onto which he imprints traditional designs with a vivid cobalt blue glaze. Via Asia Society: These sculptures Read more [...]

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Miniature Medieval Interiors Carved into Raw Marble Blocks by Mathew Simmonds

Miniature Medieval Interiors Carved into Raw Marble Blocks by Mathew Simmonds Favored for its translucency and durability, marble has been the material of choice for sculptors beginning with the early Greek masters. And their chisels have been used, most typically, to carve an idealized human body but also to create massive pillars and architectural forms like the Supreme Court Building or the Washington Monument. So these mini-architectural interiors come as something we’ve never quite seen Read more [...]

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Enrico Ferrarini and his obscure sculptures

Enrico Ferrarini and his obscure sculptures Enrico Ferrarini (born July 20, 1987 in Modena, Italy) studied at the Art Institute A. Venturi in Modena and continued his education in Florence at the Academy of Fine Arts. Much of his works have evolved out of research in Neuroscience where he molds time, space, movement, expression and perception. Via Empty Kingdom Read more [...]

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Unusual Sculptures of People and Skeletons Chiseled from Wood by Yoshitoshi Kanemaki

Unusual Sculptures of People and Skeletons 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. You can see much more over on Fuma Contemporary, Art Emporer and Elsa Art Read more [...]

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Design Stories at Kostis Georgiou, Hortus Clausus in Benaki Museum

Design Stories at Kostis Georgiou, Hortus Clausus in Benaki Museum Yesterday I visited the Benaki Museum in Athens for a lecture when I came across Hortus Clausus exhibition by artist Kostis Georgiou. As the curator says: “Hortus Clausus” is a record of the research by Kostis Georgiou into sculptural expression, as well as a transfer of fundamental achievements of his painting into three-dimensional space.  This is an original work, in which expressionist animals and paradoxical humanoids Read more [...]

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