sculpture Archive

Watermelon Food Sculptures by Clive Copper

We often see the sculpting of wood and ice. From our streets to our work places, they are very readily found. However, food sculptures, let alone fruit sculptures, is really something worth noting. For example Clive Cooper’s watermelon sculptures of different creatures and characters. This Canadian artist does not go to the market and buy watermelons to […]

Gilbert Legrand Turns Mundane Stuff into Works of Art

French artist Gilbert Legrand is a man that can transform things of daily life into works of art. Take for example his series of sculptures of mundane things exhibiting new personas, such as a brush turned into a lion, a hanger turned rat in sneakers, and a faucet turned running woman. Gilbert’s works represent the […]

Recycling Old Toys and Clothing for Sculptures by Hoda Zarbaf

What do you do with your old toys, pillows and stuffed toys when you’ve outgrown them? It’s either you throw them away or you pass it on to others, right? That’s not the case with Toronto-based artist Hoda Zarbaf. Pre-owned clothing, old toys, and recycled textiles are some of her arsenal to create figurative sculptures. […]

Enchanting Fairies by Robin Wight

England-based sculptor Robin Wight creates whimsical fairy sculptures with the use of stainless steel wires. These fairies are the result of his very artistic imagination when, not so long ago, he took a photo of his garden. The photo gave his imagination a spin as he saw a somewhat faint figure of a fairy on […]

Hair-raising Works by Nagi Noda

Having a bad hair day? It might be high time to get a hair make over. Take a look at Nagi Noda’s works of Hair Hats, a collection of hair sculptures born from this late Japanese pop culture artist. Before her death in 2008, Nagi Noda had notable works ranging from a Coca-Cola World Campaign […]

Fiction Brought to Life – Paper Sculptures by Jodi Harvey-Brown

Pin It Jodi Harvey-Brown is the talented artist behind these awesome pop-up paper sculptures. It all started when she bought a box of used books at a second-hand shop, after experimentally folding a page to create one of the characters in the stories, she was hooked. She said: “The books that we love to read […]

Play of Light – Shadow Art by Teodosio Sectio Aurea

Pin It Teodosio Sectio Aurea is a Greek artist whose sculptures are nothing much to look at in the light of day. His genius becomes evident only when the his pieces are strategically placed behind a correctly angled light source. His art isn’t the sculpture he assembled, it’s the shadow they cast. His subjects include: […]

Circles – Environmental Sculptures and Photographs by Martin Hill

Pin It Martin Hill is an environmental artist with a passion for photography. He became involved with the problem of sustainability in the early 90s. His specific concern centers on the unsustainable design of consumer products. Martin’s award-winning work has been featured in galleries across the world. He said: “By creating and publishing environmental art […]

Magnum Opus – A Carved Masterpiece by Zheng Chunhui

Pin It This intricately carved tree trunk is in the Guinness Book of World Records as the longest continuous wooden sculpture in the world. It’s over forty-feet long and took over four years of dedicated carving to complete. Zheng Chunhui, the artist responsible for this extraordinary piece of art, based his carvings on a scroll […]

Tracker Jackers – Insect Sculptures by Edouard Martinet

Pin It Edouard Martinet is a gifted sculptor who uses cast-off pieces of bicycles, automobiles, and typewriters to make incredibly detailed and physiologically accurate insects. Edouard’s pieces are not welded or glued together in any way, instead, each part is meticulously attached with screws, giving the whole piece a vintage steampunk look. Unlike most sculptures […]

Red Hot Harley – Fantastic Food Creations by Dan Cretu

Pin It These days, vegetables and fruit aren’t just food – they’re also artistic medium. Dan Cretu, a professional photographer, created food-based imitations of real-life objects like radios, motorbikes, matches, soccer balls, bicycles, 8-track tapes, and old-school film cameras. Each piece was prepared and photographed in less than four hours and no digital alterations were […]

A Glimpse of Plot – Douglas Smith

Pin It Douglas Smith is a true blue New Yorker who earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts from the prestigious Rhode Island School of Design. His freelance career blossomed in Boston where he worked for local magazines such as New England Monthly, Boston Magazine, and Boston Globe. Smith’s style is reminiscent of the illustrated […]

A Throne Fit for the Ironborn Queen – Sculptures by Jeffro Uitto

Pin It It’s no Seastone Chair but it will do. Jeffro Uitto, is the artist responsible for that elegant driftwood throne you see up there. He makes all kinds of driftwood furniture. Jeffro has been sculpting with wood since he was in high school. The wood he uses is authentic driftwood he has ‘rescued’ from […]

Beadtastic Installation by Liza Lou

Pin It Liza Lou is really into glass beads. She spent five years sticking them into every conceivable surface of a life-sized kitchen. Liza painstakingly placed each one of those glass beads with a pair of tweezers, making sure that the color of the glass bead matched the surface of the object. Everything in the […]

Avian Papercraft by Johan Scherft

Pin It Johan Scherft is a very talented artist whose extaordinary talent in sculpture and drawing gained him admittance to the Royal Academy of Arts in the Hague. There, he perfected his technique in both disciplines. He’s now a master of his mediums and has created numerous life-like paper sculptures of boats, animals, dinosaurs, and […]

Hardcore Street Art by Remo Lienhard

Pin It Wes 21 belongs to an elite group of street artists called the Schwarzmaler. Wes 21’s real name is Remo Lienhard and his work basically leaps out at you. I’ts packed chock-full of details and brilliantly executed with a gritty sense of humor. Remo has also dabbled in sculpture and illustration. This Swiss multimedia […]

Fantastic Fantasy Art by Saeed Jalabi

Pin It   Saeed Jalabi is a gifted, 24-year-old artist who hails from Tehran, Iran. He is entirely self-taught and loves to fiddle with different art styles to create his own. Saeed specializes in creating fascinating creatures from other worlds that surely exist in his imagination. HE said: “I would never limit myself just to […]

Obon – An Earth-Friendly, Glow-in-the-Dark Installation Miya Ando

Pin It Miya Ando is an artist of Japanese and Russian-American descent and was raised in a Buddhist temple in Japan and in the coastal shores of Northern California. Her work has been exhibited extensively throughout the world: London, New York, South Korea, and California. Last year, she went to Puerto Rico for her installation […]

Nesting Instinct – Installations by Jayson Fann

Pin It Jayson Fann’s spirit nests are scattered throughout California to support the Big Sur Spirit Garden’s numerous art and culture activites. It takes nearly a thousand man hours to complete each one. Jayson starts by judiciously pruning Eucalyptus trees of any extraneous branches. He can use other types of wood too, but Eucalyptus branches are […]

Lightweight Dinosaur – Balloon Sculpture by Airigami

Pin It The lobby of the Virginia Museum of Natural History sports a rather adorable meat-eating dinosaur. Said dinosaur is a balloon replica of an Acrocanthosaurus. It’s a study in contrast to the actual skeleton of the dinosaur standing right next to it. The sculpture was put together by Airigami, a New York based art […]

Colorful Tin Bird Sculptures by Barbara Franc

Pin It Barbara Franc’s latest collection of sculptures is all about colorful tropical birds whose haitat are slowly dwindling due to deforestation. As tribute to them, her sculpturea are made antirely of reclaimed materials like old food tins. She said: “I have always been fascinated by the shapes and sculptural forms of animals, they present […]

Antiheroes – Surreal Portraits by Alexandre Salles

Pin It Alexandre Salles is an illustrator who specializes in airbrushing, animation, digital paintings, scientific illustration, and sculpture. He has a Bachelor in Arts degree with specialization in design and has worked as a professional illustrator since 1991. He is also known as “axlsalles” on the web. Alexandre is a big fan of comic and […]

The Weight On One’s Shoulders – Pentateuque by Fabien Merelle

Pin It Fabien Merelle graduated from the Beaux-Arts. He is also a former resident of the prestigious Casa Vélasquez in Madrid. ‘Pentateuque’ is part of the 2013 Art Stage Singapore exhibition at the Marina Bay Sands. It’s a lighthearted attempt to translate the maxim ‘to have the weight on one’s shoulders’ into a sculpture. Fabien […]

Points of Contention – Installation by Jonathan Latiano

Pin It Jonathan Latiano’s installation “Points of Contention” is an explosion of what appears to be crystalline growth from the wooden floorboards of a gallery in the School 33 Art Center in Baltimore. It’s actually made from plastic, PVC pipes, and styrofoam. Its his way of calling into question the continued production of synthetic polymers, […]