Odires Mlászho’s Book Sculptures Re-Bound With Interweaved Pages

The works São Paulo-based Odires Mlászho hinge on transformations, often employing books, found images, tape, paste and collage. The Brazilian artist’s name is even a work of transmutation. Born José Odires Micowski, Mlászho created his artist pseudonym by borrowing from and combining the names of his two great influences, Max Ernst and László Moholy-Nagy. In a description taken from an insightful studio visit with Goethe-Institut, the following is perhaps the best description of the artist’s working process. Continue reading »

Chinese Artist Creates Sculptures From Ferrero Rocher Packaging

We are used to thinking of packaging as a disposable thing that serves just the purpose of containing and protecting a product. However, in time, when the ever-increasing waste becomes a serious problem, perhaps, it’s well in our interest to find creative means of eliminating the issue. Continue reading »

15 Astonishing Sculptures That Turn Reality Inside Out

1. A Venice Biennale sculpture by Lorenzo Quinn depicts dramatic hands emerging from the Grand Canal and trying to save Venice from drowning. The sculpture was meant to attract more attention to the problem of climate change.

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Yes!…so happy to say mission accomplished. SUPPORT in Venice to support this wonder of city that is threatened by climate change. I hope my art brings a new focus of attention to a global calamity that we are faced with. A big thank you to the city of Venice and to his Mayor Luigi Brugnaro for believing in this installation from the beginning, to Ca' Sagredo hotel represented by Lorenza Lain (the force of Nature) to C and C architectural Studio, Fulvio Caputo, Marco Zanon, Ufficine delle Zattere, Luisa Flora, Tecmolde, Julio and Irene Luzan and the entire team, She Digital, Grupoo Orseolo with Rein srl and the Gondolieri of Venice. To my super team in Spain at Quinn Creations To my family, my wife and especially my son Anthony for letting me use his hands, and of course to @halcyongallery , representanted by Paul Green, Udi Sheleg and assisted by Shani, Helga and all in the gallery, because without their continued organizational, moral, artistic and financial 'support' none of this could have happened. #biennale2017venezia #biennale2017 #lorenzoquinn #lorenzoquinnartist #venezia #halcyongallery #support #supportart #climatechange @awesome.earth

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Modern sculpture is more than the art of embodying objects in stone, metal, or other materials. It is also a metaphorical language that helps artists speak with the audience about everything from feelings and relationships to philosophy and climate change. Continue reading »

Colossal Snow And Ice Sculptures Of The 2019 Harbin International Snow Sculpture Art Expo


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As the birthplace of China’s ice and snow sculpture art and the first of its kind in China, Harbin Sun Island International Snow Sculpture Art Expo is an important part of the Harbin Ice and Snow Festival as well as one of the hottest attractions of Harbin tour. Charactered by a long exhibition period (60-70 days), high quality, new content, large scale and a lot of entertaiment, the expo is also known as “The world’s largest ice and snow carnival”. Continue reading »

Japanese Artist Turns Tom’s Most Unfortunate Moments Into Sculptures, And The Result Is Hilarious

The names Tom and Jerry demand little to no introduction, as a lot of kids have spent their entire childhoods following the adventures of this notorious duo. Continue reading »

French Street Artist Takes Recycling To Another Level By Transforming Discarded Mattresses Into Delicious Food Sculptures

Yet another example that everything can be art if you are creative enough. If you have recently thrown away your old smelly mattress, you could now have the chance to bring it back home as a delicious looking treat, except for… it would hardly fit back in your bedroom. But we can definitely appreciate a healthy dose of unhealthy food in this unusual form. Continue reading »

Artist Shapes Old Cutlery Into Magnificent Metal Sculptures Of Animals

An artist from South Carolina, Matt Wilson has an old undying hobby of creating spectacular sculptures crafted meticulously out of old cutlery. His passion for metallic sculpture began in 2006 when he worked as a director of the Center des Beaux-Arts in Greenville. Continue reading »

Japanese Artist Turns Awkward Animal Photos Into Beautiful Sculptures

The internet loves memes, especially when special attention is given to hilarious animals. From time to time, while scrolling through your social media timelines, you might find yourself staring at a viral image that seems to challenge the limits of reality. Continue reading »

“Sculpture By The Sea 2018”: Sydney’s Annual Beachside Art Exhibition

Grey skies threatened to dull the first days of Sculpture by the Sea, Sydney’s free annual beachside art exhibition, with the unveiling of 107 sculptures along a 2km stretch of coastline at Bondi. While heavy rain over the past few weeks meant a handful of sculptures were yet to be installed, a burst of warm weather on Saturday saw crowds turning up to catch a glimpse of the quirky, startling, contemplative and surreal oceanside artworks.


Damien Hirst Looking For Sharks is seen as part of Sculpture By The Sea at Tamarama Beach on October 19, 2018 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images) Continue reading »

Artists Upcycle Metal Scrap Into Fantastic Sculptures Of Famous Movie Characters

One could say that cold, raw, industrial and warlike metal has nothing in common with art. A group of artists called Kreatworks is the first to bust this myth. Located in Phatumthanee, Thailand, Kreatworks produce incredibly detailed sculptures from scrap metal (useless auto, motorcycle and machine parts) and other recycled materials. They have over 12 years of experience in Steampunk & Recycled metal arts. Continue reading »

Amazing Brand New Steampunk Sculptures From Trash By Artūras

I’ve already shown you amazing steampunk sculptures by the artist from Lithuania – Artūras. And to day we want to show a few more. Continue reading »

Enigmatic And Brutalist Post-Communist Sculptures In The Balkans

Passionate about unusual abandoned places all around the world, photographer Jonk releases a second book called Spomeniks taking us in search of old statues in the Balkans erected in the 60s and 70s. Spomenik means monument or memorial, in the language of the former Yugoslavia. Continue reading »

Artist Jung Lee Constructed A Series Of Neon Light Sculptures That Were Installed Against Cinematic Landscapes

Jung Lee was born in 1972 and currently lives and works in Seoul, Korea. She received her M.A. in Photography from the Royal College of Art, UK and her B.A. with honors in Photography from Kent Institute of Art & Design, UK. She received a B.A. with honors in Mass Communication & Journalism from Kyung Hee University in Seoul, Korea. She most recently participated in 2012 Daegu Photo Biennale, the Incheon Women Artists Biennale, the 2010 Gwangju Biennale “10,000 Lives” under the direction of Massimiliano Gioni, the contemporary Korean photography exhibition “Chaotic Harmony” at the Museum of Fine Arts (Houston). She has also shown at the Seoul Museum of Art and Gwangju Museum of Art. Continue reading »

You Won’t Believe The Mindblowing Metal Sculptures Created By The ‘Weld Queen’ Of Russia

Alexandra Ivleva, a Russian welder and metal designer, tears down gender stereotypes when she turns on her soldering iron and welding mask. Continue reading »

“Melting Memories”: Augmented Data Sculptures By Refik Anadol

‘Melting Memories’ is the latest project by LA-based media artist Refik Anadol.

Comprising data paintings, augmented data sculptures and light projections, the project as a whole debuts new advances in technology that enable visitors to experience aesthetic interpretations of motor movements inside a human brain. Each work grows out of the artist’s impressive experiments with the advanced technology tools provided by the Neuroscape Laboratory at the University of California, San Francisco. Continue reading »