A Towering Wooden Sculpture By Daniel Popper Welcomes Beachgoers In Tulum

South African artist Daniel Popper, known for his massive figurative sculptures, has constructed a new artwork as part of an arts and culture festival in Tulum, Mexico. The towering installation is titled Ven a la Luz (come into the light), and is comprised of wood and rope formed into a female figure. Her torso is filled with lush green plants, which creates an archway for viewers to walk through. Continue reading »

Living Sculpture Mari Katayama

Born with a rare condition, the artist has chronicled her life in portraits – capturing everything from her tattooed prosthetics to the tentacled creature she stitched together on the shores of Naoshima. Katayama was born with tibial hemimelia, an extremely rare condition that stops bones in the lower legs from fully developing, often leaving them foreshortened. In her case, the condition also caused club feet and a cleft left hand that resembled a crab’s pincers. Continue reading »

These 80-Year-Old Wooden Escalators Become A Beautiful Sculpture

Turning old wooden escalators, 80 years old, into a beautiful aerial sculpture celebrating both the past and modernity? This is the idea of the Australian artist Chris Fox, whose creation entitled Interloop has just been installed in the Wynyard Station of the Sydney underground. This monumental installation pays tribute to the old wooden escalators of the city, since replaced by more modern metal versions. Continue reading »

Wood Sculptor Creates Sculpture Of A Submerged Man With A Pixelated Glitch

Taiwanese artist Hsu Tung Han recently unveiled his latest sculptural work, a 5-foot snorkeler that appears partially pixelated. Han often incorporates digital glitches into has carved figurative works. Continue reading »

Ukrainian Artist Made A Mesmerizing Sculpture Of Giant Raindrop Resting On Man’s Face

Ukraine is very hot during summer and also blood freezing during winter, but for one sculpture it is always raining. It is the amazing work of an artist Nazar Bilyk that created this 6 foot tall statue made of bronze and glass. Continue reading »

Dead Whale Sculpture Raises Awareness On Plastic Waste In The Philippines

Greenpeace Philippines has launched a 50 ft sculpture of a dead whale made out of plastic waste in a campaign to raise awareness about the effects of dumping rubbish. Continue reading »

An Artist Creates A Life-Size Sculpture Of A Pianist, Made Of 210,000 Matches

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Tomislav Horvat poses next to a life-size sculpture of a pianist, made of approximately 210,000 matches and weighs around 100 kilograms, in Tomislav Horvat’s studio in Podturen, Croatia. For the last ten years, Horvat has built sculptures made from matches. This is his biggest sculpture to date that took him some 30 months to build. Continue reading »

Sculpture Of Istanbul’s Social Media Phenomenon Cat Tombili To Be Inaugurated

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A sculpture was created in memory of Tombili, the phenomenon cat of Istanbul’s Kadıköy that passed away on August 10. Upon a petition on change.org demanding a sculpture for the famous cat, sculptor Seval Şahin built the commemorative sculpture. The sculpture will be inaugurated on October 4 World Animal Day in the exact same location where Tombili posed for the famous picture. Continue reading »

A 390ft Long Sculpture Of A 17th-Century London Skyline

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The final touches are made to a 120 metre-long (390ft) wooden sculpture of London’s skyline from the seventeenth century as it is moored up on the river Thames in London on August 30, 2016. The sculpture titled London 1666 and designed by David Best will be ceremonially lit and burnt in the middle of the Thames on September 4 as part of celebrations to commemorate the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London. Continue reading »

Sculpture Artist Zuza Mengham Interprets Perfume In Resin

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London artist Zuza Mengham has created an exhibition of crystal-shaped resin sculptures on London Design Festival 2016 as a physical interpretation of Laboratory Perfumes’ range of scents. Mengham based each brightly coloured sculpture in the exhibition, titled Sculpting Scent, around the brand’s gender-neutral fragrances. Continue reading »

“Swords In Rock”: The Colossal Sculpture By Fritz Røed

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The “Swords in Rock” monument seems to be an everlasting motif in the online Viking communities, created by Fritz Røed. It is placed in Møllebukta (the Miller’s Bay, Norway), which is a very popular recreation area in Stavanger. The Miller’s Bay and the monument lie at the bottom of Hafrsfjord, where the famous King Harald Fairhair won a great battle in 872 AD. Having defeated a lot of petty kings supported by the Danes, he is regarded as the king who united Norway into one kingdom. Continue reading »

Massive Sculpture Of A Monk’s Head Disturbs Locals In Thai Province

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A temple in Thailand is constructing a massive sculpture of a 16th century Thai monk’s head. The Baan Pho temple in Chacheongsao, located east of Bangkok, is in the midst of building a 17 metre-tall sculpture of the revered monk, Coconuts Bangkok reports. Continue reading »

China Unveils Colossal 1,320-ton Sculpture Of Chinese God Of War “Guan Yu”

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An absolutely enormous statue of the ancient Chinese warrior/god Guan Yu has finally been completed in Jingzhou city, Hubei province, attracting tourists and locals alike to come out and behold his glory. Continue reading »

Unbelievable Seahorse Sculpture By Hu Shaoming

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Hu Shaoming is a young Chinese sculptor and graduate of Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts. With a deft mastery of metal he creates intricate sculptures that are surreal and dreamlike, but also somewhat cautionary. As part of his city series Shaoming created a mechanical seahorse that appears submerged in water. The exposed top of its head is burdened by a beautiful, metallic civilization, creating a fascinating and treacherous balance between man and nature. Continue reading »

An Artist Has Created A Glass Sculpture With Detailed Paintings That Can Only Be Seen From Close Up

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The stained glass sculpture is primarily inspired by the idea of a giant floating fluorescent amoeba. By combining and abstracting visually significant characteristics also of other living forms the art piece points to the fascination about life as a phenomenon that is difficult to grasp. Since the sculpture shines, it arouses curiosity from great distance, only by getting closer to the piece its detailed painted patterns can be spotted. Continue reading »