All Blog Posts Tagged 'sculptures' (58)

Climbing Sculptures Represent Achieving Your Dreams

Ready for an amazing art installation about achieving your dreams? Bill Starke created "Our Journey," eight life-size human figures that are climbing the walls of Amway Center in Orlando, home to the NBA basketball team Orlando Magic.

As… Continue

Added by alice on August 18, 2011 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Beautifully Unusual Animal Sculptures

Just when we thought we'd seen it all, specifically when it comes to animal art, we came across Sydney-based artist Anna-Wili Highfield's paper and copper pipe sculptures! Elegant and beautiful, the copper sculptures are made by bending and manipulating the pipe until they create forms that resemble line drawings. Equally striking are the paper sculptures which are made… Continue

Added by alice on August 17, 2011 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Beautifully Surreal Sculptures

While we've all seen surreal sculptures before, we'd put money on the fact that you've never seen quite anything like this. There's something so wonderfully simple yet striking about Myeongbeom Kim's sculptures and art installations that you're just compelled to sit back and stare.

Looking through his work, what makes it all so striking and surreal is that Kim combines man-made… Continue

Added by alice on April 24, 2011 at 8:00am — 4 Comments

Interview with the Book Surgeon (7 pics)

The last few days of February brought hundreds of thousands of visitors to My Modern Met thanks to the incredible work of Brian Dettmer, aka The Book Surgeon. In fact, even bookstores could appreciate Dettmer's incredible art with Harvard… Continue

Added by alice on March 2, 2011 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Miniature Food Sculptures (9 pics)

Kim Burke masterfully mixes two of my favorite things: food and design. Her miniature food sculptures are absolutely incredible. The amazing part is, they all look completely realistic and would be hard to distinguish from real food if it weren't for the giant fingers in the photos. You can find more of her work on… Continue

Added by Kevin Chung on November 14, 2010 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Paper Sculptures by Anna-Wili Highfield (8 pics)

According to her website: "Anna-Wili Highfield is a Sydney based artist currently making sculptures of animals from torn paper and from copper pipe. The paper sculptures are created from archival cotton paper, that is painted, then torn and sewn together, to create the figure of an… Continue

Added by Visnja V on September 4, 2010 at 8:00am — No Comments

Dalton Ghetti : Amazing Pencil Sculptures (15pics)

These are miniature pencil sculptures, sculpted by Dalton Ghetti from Bridgeport. The 45 year old only uses a blade, a sewing needle and very bright light, all without the use of a magnifying glass! Dalton Ghetti has been patiently carving miniature pieces of sculpted art on pencils for the past 25 years, and one tiny carved sculpture can take several months whereas a larger creation can take 2 1/2 years.…


Added by Amy Wong on August 26, 2010 at 12:30am — 2 Comments

Dogs Melt Under Hot Lights

It’s still a dog eat dog world, these canine sculptures seem to suggest.

Brazilian artist Tatiana Blass litters the museum floor with paraffin sculptures of dogs that gradually melt away under the heat of reflector… Continue

Added by thinkpossitive on August 25, 2010 at 1:25am — No Comments

Sneaker Sculptures by Gabriel Dishaw (6 pics)

"Artist Gabriel Dishaw merges his love for sneakers and technology in these beautifully sculpted Nike’s, using bits and pieces of computers, typewriters and other found metal objects.

The Sneaker Series is only one of many of his series of objects that he has been creating since the mid-90’s."…


Added by Visnja V on August 9, 2010 at 4:06pm — 1 Comment

Pixelated Sculptures

Pixelated sculptures created by artist Shawn Smith with ink, wood and acrylic.

More pics.…


Added by Yasmine Zalek on June 17, 2010 at 11:17am — No Comments

Pic of the Day: Laughing Out Loud

A child played between sculptures outside a museum in Beijing Wednesday. (Muhammed Muheisen/Associated Press)

Added by Eugene on May 27, 2010 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

In Search of Missing Pieces (13 sculptures)

At first glance, Bruno Catalano's sculptures look incomplete. Look again and you'll notice that Catalano created these disappearing travelers with missing midsections on purpose. Awaiting an unknown destination, these travelers, with their determined lack of volume, invite the viewer to mentally fill in what's missing.…


Added by alice on April 6, 2010 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments

Recycled Tyre Sculptures (14 pics)

Ever wonder where all the old/used tyres go? Well, they get recycled of course! Here's one way how, create a kick ass giant sized sculpture! Below are some sculptures created by talented (tyre) artists.

Mirko Siakkou-Flodin

” My desire as an metal artist working internationally is to design artwork which fits into the broader cultural context as well as the ambiance…


Added by Amy Wong on March 10, 2010 at 10:00pm — 4 Comments

Beer Can Art (11 sculptures)

Now you can justify drinking all those beers! These creative beer can sculptures were created as a tribute to the Turkish beer Efes Pilsen. The artists spared no detail on the project, creating impressive works featuring miniature people playing instruments, armed soldiers, elaborate buildings, and an awesome airplane and motorcycle. Who said nothing good ever comes…


Added by Eugene on November 30, 2009 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Shot in the Back! - Thomas Broome (5 pics)

Ouch! That's gotta sting... Through this glorious sculpture, Swedish artist Thomas Broome freezes time and shows us what it looks like to get shot in the back. I'm captivated by the movement of this piece. The squirting blood was also a nice touch, don't you think?…


Added by Eugene on September 9, 2009 at 11:00am — No Comments

One Pixel at a Time - Chris Dorosz (13 sculptures)

San Francisco-based artist Chris Dorosz must have a mad amount of patience. You can only imagine how many tedious hours it must take to create these intricate sculptures that are made up of tiny paint drops on a grid of acrylic rods. Using this style, his installations create a wicked 3D effect.

"Out of material discovery I began to regard the primacy of the…


Added by Eugene on August 25, 2009 at 2:00pm — No Comments

The Twisted Mind of Eugenio Merino (13 sculptures)

Monkey Suicide Bomber

Through his deranged sculptures, we can clearly see that Eugenio Merino thinks out of the box. Somewhat controversial and morbid, these modern day pop icons are displayed like you've never seen them before. Here are some of his works:

Switching Places…


Added by Eugene on June 23, 2009 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Alice Shouldn't Have Followed The Rabbit - Rabbit Wonderland: Shanghai eArts Festival 2008

Shanghai has gone completely berserk with bright lights and flashing bunnies. "Rabbit Wonderland" is series of innovative outdoor LED interactive sculptures meant to bring color, laughter and warmth to the streets of Shanghai during the 2008 Shanghai eArts Festival presented by Super Nature Design and W+K Shanghai. The iconic rabbit is seen as a symbol of peace in… Continue

Added by Eugene on December 2, 2008 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

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