These amazing masks and sculptures look like they are made out of real fur. In fact, they are actually paper sculptures by Brooklyn-based artist José Suris IV. The awesome 3D illustrator creates these detailed little creatures out of various papers, styrofoam, wireform, and paperclay. Through layers of paper and shades of color, Suris produces extremely detailed shapes with…Continue
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Artist Matt W. Moore just wrote to us to tell us about a massive new update he's done to his web portfolio that shows color bursting works he's created within the last two years. One of the most fun projects takes the optical…
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Over the past six years, artist Shayna Leib has been creating incredible sculptures that show the movement of wind and water over sea anemone-likelandscapes. Inspired by her travels, including her deep water dives, this Madison, Wisconsin-based artist designs these unique glass sculptures that appear like…Continue
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By now, you've seen many incredible examples of Gabriel Dawe's unique rainbow-colored sculptures created using miles and miles of thread. Our first post about his stunning works was back in November 2010, and since that time Dawe has continuously put out…
Added by alice on March 3, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments
Polish artist Marta Klonowska's lifelike animal sculptures are often directly connected to historical paintings, serving as a three dimensional extension of the original flat surfaces. Her inspiration comes from the secondary characters in a painting, for example an owner's companion dog or a wild animal in the background of a scene.
From a distance, each furry…Continue
Added by Katie Hosmer on February 8, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments
Yesterday, Redditor CycleNinja blew people away when he posted these images that show what happens when you attach Christmas lights to a spinning ceiling fan. Of course, these are not your traditional Christmas lights, they're battery powered LEDs that were in one of their "blinking pattern modes."
When asked by a fellow Redditor if he could share pictures of the set-up, CycleNinja…Continue
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These days, you don’t have to visit a museum to see inspiring works of art. The Internet has made appreciating artwork quick and easy, giving us an endless amount of eye-candy to enjoy. Finding what speaks to you is a whole new matter, sorting through all the different mediums like painting, sculpture, photography and installations is a huge undertaking in and of itself. That’s why,…
Today, Eugene, our very own COO, was walking with his friends near the Eiffel Tower when he spotted this delightful sculptural installation consisting of 140 fiberglass painted bear sculptures. From now till November 18, 2012, these colorful bears, approximately 6-feet high, will stand hand in hand at the Champ de Mars to mark two occasions - the 25th anniversary of the twinning cities of…
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Budapest, Hungary-born artist Gábor Miklós Szőke graduated from the Hungarian University of Fine Arts only a few years ago, in 2010, yet he's already made a name for himself in the contemporary art world. Throughout the past few years, he's been creating massive sculptures by screwing wooden slats of various sizes together. To give you an idea of just how large his sculptures end…
Added by alice on October 15, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments
Spanish artist Manolo Valdés is currently showing some beautifully impressive sculptures at The New York Botanical Gardens in the Bronx. Opened just last month and running until May 26, 2013, the exhibition, titled Manolo Valdés: Monumental Sculpture, includes seven bronze, steel and aluminum sculptures ranging in size from well over 17 feet…
Added by alice on October 10, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments
Out of 1,517 entries in 161 venues across 3 square miles, there is one installation that's causing quite a stir at Artprize in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The world’s largest art competition has just completed its first round of voting and…
In the dictionary, the word surreal is defined as something unreal and fantastic or "having a oddly dreamlike quality." If surreal art can do anything, it can make us feel like we haven't woken up from a nightmare or a dream. More than that, however, it has the power of making the impossible suddenly seem possible. Though the cultural movement started back in the 1920s…Continue
Patrick Acton is behind some of the mind-blowing, highly detailed matchstick sculptures you'll ever see. Though as a child he always had a penchant for woodworking, it wasn't until he was fresh out of college when he built a small model of a country church and then one of the USS Constitution that he found that his wintertime hobby was now a full-fledged passion.
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Korean-born, London-based Jukhee Kwon is a rising new artist who's making a name for herself with these monumental sculptures that look as if pages of books are desperately trying to escape. One of her newest pieces was just displayed at a Korean contemporary art group show in Paris. The multi-level sculpture resembled a cascading waterfall shooting down the middle of…Continue
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Diana Beltran Herrera is one of those artists that continually pushes herself to create more interesting works. When we first came across her colorful paper bird sculptures, we were amazed at how she could create such a wide range of birds with such precision and…
Added by alice on August 16, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments
Fine art photographer Cara Barer has created two new beautiful book sculptures. Dream Tree started off as a novel titled "Enigma" while Blue Butterfly was, in its previous life, an ordinary yellow pages. They, along with Barer's other works, are currently being shown in an exhibition titled Bound & Unbound at…
While most of us would pick up a smooth stone and quietly appreciate it for its simple beauty, artist Chris Booth sees it for its incredible potential. This famous New Zealand sculptor weaves together stones until he creates impressive, large-scale sculptures that look like tunnels and blankets.
To Booth, this isn't just about neatly stacking stones. It's about giving…Continue
Added by alice on July 22, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments
Though we just discovered the incredible work of David Oliveira a few weeks ago, I felt compelled to put up another post after seeing his latest pieces. Currently showing at Galeria 111 in Portugal (until July 31) are some of Oliveria's amazing suspended wire…Continue
Added by alice on June 18, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments
Melbourne-based artist Robbie Rowlands manipulates and distorts unexpected spaces in these surreal sculptures. In his work, he bends and twists everyday items, pieces of outdoor landscapes, and sections of interior buildings that have been either condemned or are scheduled for renovations, and refigures them into these creative distortions.
There is a precision and symmetry to all of the…Continue
Added by Katie Hosmer on June 15, 2012 at 10:08am — No Comments