Cuban artist Yoan Capote uses various types of media to create visually challenging pieces. This project Isla (Seascape) is a 26-foot wide piece constructed of oil, nails, and approximately 500,000 fishhooks. According to the artist, the piece took about 6 months to construct along with the help of 30 assistants. From a distance, the peaceful seascape is a calm and…
Added by Katie Hosmer on March 20, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments
Who knew nails could be so dramatic? Using very ordinary objects from his toolbox, photographer Andrei Nikolaev of Russia manipulates nails to create highly imaginative scenes.
Nikolaev's pieces remind us of Czech photographer Vlad Artazov's work which we featured, here at theMET, about a…