Sculptures
Mother of Pearl, shell skull carvings by Gregory Halili

Mother of Pearl, shell skull carvings by Gregory Halili

Born and raised in the Philippines, New Jersey-based artist Gregory Halili is deeply influenced by the vegetation and wildlife he experienced as a child. His latest series of work involves a fusion of the human form with the natural world in these amazing bas-relief shell skulls. Halili carves and then paints with oil on raw,...
Shadow art created using garbage by Tim Noble and Sue Webster

Shadow art created using garbage by Tim Noble and Sue Webster

Tim Noble and Sue Webster take ordinary things including rubbish, to make assemblages and then point light to create projected shadows which show a great likeness to something identifiable including self-portraits. The art of projection is emblematic of transformative art. The process of transformation, from discarded waste, scrap metal or even taxidermy creatures to a...
Robot and Sci-Fi Sculpture Night Lights by Tal Avitzur

Robot and Sci-Fi Sculpture Night Lights by Tal Avitzur

This is what happens when a grown man with the mind of a seven-year-old and a love for science fiction goes scavenging at scrap metal yards in southern California. “During a very extended remodel of my Santa Barbara home I began searching metal scrap yards for brass, bronze and copper objects to embed in a...
Bottom Feeders: ceramic objects encrusted with marine life by Mary O’Malley

Bottom Feeders: ceramic objects encrusted with marine life by Mary O’Malley

Ceramic artist Mary O’Malley creates sculptural porcelain teapots, cups, and vases adorned with barnacles, tentacles, and other living sea creatures (she refers to them as “porcelain crustaceans”). Many original works from this series titled ‘Bottom Feeders’ are available over on Etsy. Mary O’Malley: website / facebook Via: thisiscolossal.com
Viral Series, ceramic busts by Jess Riva Cooper

Viral Series, ceramic busts by Jess Riva Cooper

Toronto-based artist Jess Riva Cooper created this haunting collection of ceramic busts called her Viral Series as part of an artist residency last fall at The Kohler Factory in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. The pieces seem to lie at the peculiar intersection of life and death, as it should be given her inspiration behind the sculptures. Cooper...
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 Cerda 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. Jordi Díez: website...
Melt, sculpture & installation by Henrique Oliveira

Melt, sculpture & installation by Henrique Oliveira

Henrique Oliveira: website Via: visualmelt.com
Melted Ceramics by Livia Marin

Melted Ceramics by Livia Marin

Nomad Patterns, a sculpture collection of artist Livia Marin’s where she shows ceramic cups and kettles melted into puddles of porcelain while retaining their original printed designs. All the Chinese motifs of willows, birds and pagodas float out into a glossy ceramic pool still in perfect detail. Livia Marin: website Via: wherecoolthingshappen.com
Surreal sculptures of disintegrating animals

Surreal sculptures of disintegrating animals

Tomohiro Inaba is a creative sculptor who produces eye-catching figures that look like they are disintegrating into thin air. The Japanese artist’s steel sculptures titled Promise of Our Star and Next to the World are particularly effective in the visual illusion. Each figure offers a duality that lies somewhere between solid sculpture and three dimensional...
Super realistic carved crystal skull made from agate geode

Super realistic carved crystal skull made from agate geode

You are looking at an Agate skull. The skull is 7.6 inches long, from front to back. Composed of microscopic crystals of Quartz laid down in colorful bands or ribbons. The appearance of the stone is waxy and soft. Almost always translucent and occasionally transparent. Agates are grounding stones. Agates are one of the oldest...
Aslan, sculpture by Selçuk Yilmaz

Aslan, sculpture by Selçuk Yilmaz

Selçuk Yilmaz, Istanbul-based artist, has created an incredible sculpture of lion by using 4000 pieces of metal scraps. This beautiful sculpture is titled “Aslan”, which means “Lion” in Turkish, and it took a year to build with the weight of nearly 250kg. Selçuk Yilmaz: behance Via: fubiz.net
Les Voyageurs, bronze sculptures by Bruno Catalano

Les Voyageurs, bronze sculptures by Bruno Catalano

French artist Bruno Catalano has created an extraordinary series of eye-catching bronze sculptures called “Les Voyageurs” in Marseilles that depict realistic human workers with large parts of their bodies missing. The sculptures were put on display in Marseilles to celebrate its position as the 2013 European Capital of Culture. They are skillful works of art...

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