Pinar's Blog Posts Tagged 'wax' (3)

Surreal Blossoming Head Sculptures Made of Wax

London-based artist Rebecca Stevenson creates figurative sculptures that blossom into surreal structures. Her multimedia figures, primarily constructed out of wax, incorporate floral motifs. The artists produces realistic renderings of heads paired with unconventional patterns and colors that burst out from the temple of her bodiless subjects.



Added by Pinar on March 26, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

Classic Sculpture Replica is a Giant Melting Candle

New York-based sculptor Urs Fischer gives a whole new meaning to "roman candles." The artist transforms a typical Roman statue into a form of unspoken performance art simply by incorporating an ignited wick into his wax replicas. Ultimately, the giant candles (of which there are technically three) are melted down.

Fischer's intriguing re-imagining of…


Added by Pinar on July 2, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Intricately Manipulated Wax Figures

Normally, when we think of wax and art, we associate the terms to life-size figures. However, artist Felicity Powell forms small-scale figures on the backs of circular mirrors using her fingers. The protruding white and red wax designs lie across a black backdrop, really highlighting its intricate shapes and textures.

Each piece works with varied densities of the…


Added by Pinar on January 9, 2012 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment


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