“Leotaurus”: The Epic Example of the Classic Russian Tyre Art

The author of the sculpture is Valeriy Kudrin from the Krasnodarskiy region of Russia. According to him, the only instruments he used were a knife, an axe, a welding machine, an angle grinder and a screwdriver. “It’s not a problem to get old tyres – they are given for free by any car service center” – says Valeriy. Continue reading »

You Can Now Order Your Very Own Personalized Shrunken Head Replica

Stark Raving Mad Studio will create alarmingly realistic shrunken head to your specifications. Feathers, ropes, spikes? It’s up to you. Complete with eyelashes, eyebrows, and nose hairs (for the extra gruesome) you can also add facial hair (beard, moustache, goatee). Every head is unique and shockingly realistic. Continue reading »

Forensic Artist Reconstructs Face From A Skull-Shaped Vodka Bottle

Nigel Cockerton, a forensic artist based in Scotland, has created a cool and creepy sculpture artwork that made use of his very rare set of skills. Instead of reconstructing a person’s face from bone, however, he took a crack at reconstructing a face from a bottle of Crystal Head Vodka, whose iconic skull-shaped glass bottle served as the base for his experiment. Continue reading »

An Artist Makes a Giant Sculpture of G-7 Leaders Out of Electronic Waste


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A giant Mount Rushmore-style sculpture made out of electronic waste depicting G7 leaders has been erected in Cornwall. Continue reading »

Aerial Photographer Created A Miniature Utopian Village And It Took Him 2 Years To Finish

Ognyan Stefanov is an accomplished aviation photojournalist and graduate of the prestigious National Academy for Theater and Film Art in his native town of Sofia, Bulgaria. His award-winning aerial photographs have been featured at exhibitions and appeared in numerous global publications. Continue reading »

Made by Bees: Slovak Artist Uses Honeybees to Sculpt a Wax Bust of Nefertiti

According to Tomáš Libertíny: “This monumental new work was made in collaboration with 60.000 honeybees, invited by the artist to build their beeswax honeycombs around the skeleton of the Bust of Nefertiti. Continue reading »

Frozen Caveman Sculpture Compared To Monolith Appears In Minneapolis


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Move over monoliths, there is a new surprise rectangle popping up in the frozen tundra of Minnesota. What appears to be a frozen caveman has popped up in Theodore Wirth Park in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Named Zug Zug, the caveman encased in plexiglass. Continue reading »

Enormous Vulva Sculpture in Brazil Sparks Conservative Outrage

The prize for 2021’s most controversial public sculpture might have already been claimed by a newly installed 33m-high concrete crimson vulva in Brazil, which has sparked fierce online debate. Continue reading »

The Superb ‘Stillness in Motion’ Sculpture by Olga Ziemska

Stillness in Motion: The Matka Series is an ongoing body of sculptures by Polish artist Olga Ziemska. To date, the artist has installed several of these sculptures in various places including: The Centre of Polish Sculpture in Oronsko, Poland; The Daejeon Museum of Art in South Korea; and even an art festival in Romania. Continue reading »

“Fear Must Abyss”: A Coronavirus Sculpture Was Burned in Russia

The dark wooden sculpture of coronavirus was burned in Voronezh, Russia. It was made by the famous wood carver Alexander Ivchenko. He decided to cut the figure COVID-19 after his whole family had got over infection. Continue reading »

Whale Tail Sculpture Stops Rotterdam Metro Train from Crashing Into Water


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A metro train serving the town of Spijkenisse, near Rotterdam, has crashed through the barrier at the end of the track and only the sculpture of a whale has stopped it plummeting into the water below. Continue reading »

Wooden Figure Of A Lady With Built-In Clavichord And Draws, c. 1780, Germany

This curious cabinet conceals a clavichord and several draws within the figure of an 18th century woman. Secret compartments are tucked away throughout the figure including the back of the head! Asymmetrical draws are concealed within her bodice and her foot acts as the instruments peddle. Continue reading »

NHS Angel Sculpture Unveiled At Sandwell Park In England


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A sculpture of a winged medical worker has been unveiled at a Sandwell park in tribute to the NHS and social care ‘angels’ on the the coronavirus frontline. Continue reading »

“Homer Homer” By Cool Shit Collective Is Seen During Sculpture By The Sea Festival In Australia


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“Homer Homer” is a creation by Australian born artist Danger Dave, founder of Cool Shit, based in London, who are known for their creations in inflatable sculptures. Continue reading »

A Giant Red Fox By Artist Florentijn Hofman Towers Over Rotterdam

As part of a larger body of sculptural essays, Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman introduces a monumental ‘Bospolder Fox’ to the urban fabric of Rotterdam. Continue reading »

Medics To The World: Latvia Unveils 20ft High Sculpture Honouring Medical Workers


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Sculptor Aigars Bikse has paid tribute to the health care workers around the globe by installing a six-metre-tall (20 feet high) statue of a medical worker with her arms outstretched in Riga, Latvia. Continue reading »

Incredible Living Sculpture In The Lost Gardens Of Heligan Changes Its Appearance With The Seasons

This is the Mud Maid sculpture in The Lost Gardens of Heligan, in Cornwall

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The Lost Gardens of Heligan, near Mevagissey in Cornwall, are one of the most popular botanical gardens in the UK. The style of the gardens is typical of the nineteenth century Gardenesque style, with areas of different character and in different design styles. Continue reading »

UK Artist Unveils COVID-19 Glass Sculpture, One Million Times The Size Of The Virus

Acclaimed artist Luke Jerram (previously) has unveiled a glass sculpture of COVID-19 in tribute to all the hardworking medical staff and scientists. Continue reading »

Stress: TMJ Disorder Visualized As A Bronze And Concrete Sculpture

Sculptor Yoan Capote was inspired to create the piece (called Stress) as a result of his own experience with stress-induced teeth-grinding. The work is also “a monument to the collective experience of contemporary urban life”. Continue reading »

Domestikator: This Stunning Sculpture Looks Like Two Buildings Having Sex

Dutch artist Joep van Lieshout’s Domestikator, a model of a modernist building that happens to be shaped like a man penetrating a dog, makes me worry that I offered the wrong advice. Raunchy art in the adult and sophisticated context of a gallery – if necessary with warnings about its content – is one thing. Obscenity in public space where people of all ages will see it without making any choice to do so is another. Continue reading »

Norwegian Cake Designer Caroline Eriksson Makes Giant Gingerbread Groot Sculpture

Norwegian cake designer Caroline Eriksson, who built a truly impressive giant gingerbread Alien Xenomorph sculpture in 2018, has even outdone her own self with a breathtakingly detailed giant gingerbread Groot that sits at the kitchen table. Like her previous work, Eriksson formed the gingerbread around a giant iron frame. The entire project took Eriksson five weeks to finish. Continue reading »

Fearsome Palm Tree Japanese Folklore Dragon Gives Goosebumps In Okinawa


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The Shimadakara (“Island Treasure”) Art Festival in Urama, Okinawa celebrates the people, culture, and nature of Japan’s southern islands. One aim of the festival is to showcase the talent of local artisans in handmade crafts, as well an appreciation for utilizing the limited natural resources they must rely on in life through art. Continue reading »

An Ice Statue Of Greta Thunberg Has Been Erected In Trafalgar Square


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London-based creatives Alissa Khan-Whelan, Chris Godfrey and CJ Brown erected an ice sculpture of climate activist Greta Thunberg in Trafalgar Square yesterday (2 October). The likeness, which melted throughout the day in the sunny weather, aimed to be a “powerful representation of climate change and the plight the world is in unless change is made,” the creators say in a statement about the project. Continue reading »

“Il Gigante”: The Statue Of The Giant Neptune In Italian Village

Monterosso del Mare is probably the largest of the Cinque Terre villages in Italy. Since its founding in early 13th century, the village functioned as a cultural and political centre of the region and its status required proper protection. Continue reading »

This AI-Generated Sculpture Is Made From The Shredded Remains Of The Computer That Designed It

This sculpture is the brainchild of artificial intelligence artist Ben Snell. He trained his computer, named Dio after the Greek God Dionysus, to become a sculptor. With practice, Dio developed its own style and, inspired by the classics. Continue reading »