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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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Figurative Sculptures Welded from Steel Scraps by Jordi Diez Fernandez

Figurative Sculptures Welded from Steel Scraps by Jordi Diez Fernandez Barcelona-based sculptor Jordi Diez Fernandez works pimarily with welded steel fragments to create monumental human forms. His most recent piece is a tribute to civil engineer Ildefons Cerdà (top) who was largely responsible for designing the 19th-century extension of Barcelona called the Eixample, a memorial now on view in the municipality of Centelles. You can see much more of Fernandez’s work on his website and Read more [...]

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In Reverse, Pressed Sculptures by Ron Arad

In Reverse,  Pressed Sculptures by Ron Arad Metal has long been a favorite material of the Tel Aviv-born, London-based architect, artist and designer Ron Arad. In Reverse  highlights a selection of Arad’s work in metal -  ranging from chairs to sculptural pieces – from the past three decades, and features a major new project, exploring how automobile bodies, specifically the Fiat 500, behave under compression trough physical experiments and digital simulations. The  Read more [...]

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Incredible Wood Sculptures of Willy Verginer

Incredible Wood Sculptures of Willy Verginer Modern Italian sculptor Willy Verginer creates incredible wood sculptures. The artist creates original, multi-faced compositions by playing with space and color. Willy was born in 1957 in Brixen, and now he lives and works in Urtijëi. His wooden sculptures are grouped into themed collections such as bergluft (mountain air), which is a group of sculptures illustrating people in the mountains, and vis-a-vis—figures of people in Read more [...]

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