This Paper Artist Creates Realistic Life-Like Animals And Insects

According to Tina Kraus: “About two years ago I have started to make paper sculptures with fine crepe paper. First I made plants, then insects and one gecko. Continue reading »

Minimally Painted Wood Sculptures That Highlight Environmental Decay By Willy Verginer

Capturing the essence of its territory, the memory of the places without denying its roots, Willy Verginer has built a road of his own, original and figurative. Appearing simultaneously lifelike and whimsical, the sculptures of Willy Verginer are dipped in bold colors and patterned, adding just the right amount of surrealism. Continue reading »

Amazing Images From A Belgian Sand Sculpting Festival


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With just sand and water, artists from around the world have gathered in Ostend, Belgium, to create their own fantasy world full of magic. The annual sand sculpture festival is built by 40 professional artists from all around the world with this year’s theme being ‘Dreams’. Not less than 240 trucks of special sand is sculpted during one month of preparation, creating a visitors circuit that takes one hour to complete, with 150 sculptures from 2 to 6 meters high to discover. Continue reading »

These Amazing Wood Sculptures Look Like There Are Figures Trapped Inside

“Inner Turmoil”
The work “Inner Turmoil” use the figure of a person who is stretch himself and resists restrict of gravity, which forms the contrast. The body and carved space give people a complex sense. Owing to the space, we can explore a state of inner mind that is upset. When a positive idea and a negative idea are formed at the same time, people will feel there is a strong strength affects them.

Taiwanese artist Tung Ming-Chin plays with themes of inner emotions and the subconscious mind through his masterful woodwork projects. In his works, the artist depicts objects and figures attempting to break-free, trapped by the wood he has carved them into, to manifest the idea of a psychological prison. Continue reading »

Russian Artist Sculpts Clay Busts Of 4 Characters From Game Of Thrones

Arya Stark (Maisie Williams)

The finale of the “Game of Thrones” is just around the corner and while there are mixed feelings regarding the eighth and final season of the show, its worldwide success continues to inspire artists of diverse backgrounds. Such is the case of sculptor Alexey Vikulov. Continue reading »

“And In The Endless Sounds There Came A Pause”: Distorted Wooden Sculptures By Paul Kaptein

Sculpture is one of the most ancient forms of art. But despite its strong traditions, sculpture hasn’t lost its appeal to contemporary artists. One of them is the Paul Kaptein. His artworks are well known for their distorted-like appearances. Kaptein has added to his sculptures a sense of emptiness, creating a figurative dialogue between immateriality and materiality. Continue reading »

“Mausoleum Of Giants”: Street Artist Phlegm Creates A Giant, Large-Scale Sculptures

Street artist Phlegm turned an abandoned factory building into a mausoleum for gigantic sculptural representations of his signature characters. Continue reading »

Sculptor Alessandro Gallo Gives Animal Heads To People And The Result Is Freakishly Real

“The creatures outside looked from pig to man, and from man to pig, and from pig to man again; but already it was impossible to say which was which,” George Orwell wrote in his thought-provoking, classic piece of literature, Animal Farm. Continue reading »

Wearable Macramé Sculptures By Sandra De Groot Serve As Soft Headpieces And Armor

A beanie hat knitted from long human hair…A white virginal ballet dress with meters of armpit hair…A baby doll with a hairdo of razor blades… It was with this collection of hair sculptures that Sandra de Groot obtained her degree in 1998 from Minerva Art Academy in Groningen, the Netherlands. Continue reading »

Japanese Sculptor Shows How He Transforms Wood Into Surreal Sculptures

These surreal wood sculptures by Japanese sculptor Yoshitoshi Kanemaki will become so much more impressive once you see how much work it took to make them! For one of his latest sculptures, an otherwise-ordinary girl with 12 faces, Kanemaki created a series of progress photos that show the sculpture’s progress from crude log to finished work of art. Continue reading »

Korean Artist Transforms Well-Known Products Into Origami Miniatures

If you love origami, then you will love these miniature origami sculptures by Origami Minimal, an artist based in Korea. Her collection of origami is a bit different however, they are unique miniature paper sculptures that have been carefully folded into branded items that we all know and love. Continue reading »

A Finnish Factory Worker Dies, Leaving Behind A Wonderland Sculpture Garden


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Veijo Rönkkönen (1942-2010) built remarkable park in Koitsanlahti, Parikkala, close to the Russian border in Finland. He worked on the site of some half a hectare for nearly 50 years. His hard work resulted in about 560 concrete statues and a magnificent garden. The young Veijo Rönkkönen was known to be very guarded. Art making was his way of communicating with the outside world; he did not dare to venture out into the world but instead invited the world to come and see him. Continue reading »

Stunning Breaking Sculptures By Graziano Locatelli

The art of destruction. Graziano Locatelli’s sculptures artwork consists of damaged items including mixed materials like tiles, cement, glue, and metal plates shattered into thousands of pieces, letting unexpected forms appear in unexpected and exciting contemporary sculptures. Continue reading »

Life-Size Cardboard Figures By Warren King

Warren King is an American artist based in Stockholm, Sweden who creates these stunning life-sized figures from only cardboard and glue. This ongoing project is a recreation of his grandparents’ home village in China one individual at a time. Continue reading »

Singaporean Artist Gains International Following For Her Sculptures Of Body Parts

A Singaporean student has gained an international following on social media for her macabre sculptures of body parts, including a pie with little hearts for filling, tiny baby faces in pistachio nut shells and miniature brains. Continue reading »