Ceramics artist Alberto Bustos uses porcelain and stoneware to craft astonishingly organic-looking sculptures of plants. Soft and delicate in appearance, each gently curling tendril is actually a rigid blade carved from clay and fired at high temperatures to produce a hard surface. Layered in dense multitudes, the green-tipped shoots take on a life of their own as they sprout outwards in a simple expression of life and growth.
Bustos, who lives and works in Cistrniga, Spain, will display his work in a group exhibition taking place on June 13 in Mas De Les Gralles just outside of Barcelona.
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via [Colossal], [Ron Beck Designs]