Posts by Alice Yoo

May 21, 2015

Stone-Filled Elephant Sculptures Finally Rise in Durban

Six years after being commissioned, artist Andries Botha has finally unveiled his huge elephant sculptures made out of wire frames filled with stones. Emerging out of a freeway island in Durban, South Africa, the artwork is made of galvanized steel armature with stainless steel mesh and filled with rocks from a local quarry.

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May 18, 2015

Gorgeous Glass Vessels Beautifully Engraved with Trees by Kayo Yokoyama

“In Australia, I live among trees; trees are an essential factor for me to fell connected and at home.” Japanese artist Kayo Yokoyama creates beautifully detailed glass sculptures engraved with trees. Like a dentist, she uses hand-held motor drills with small diamond tipped burrs to carve her nature scenes. Though she was born in Japan, Yokoyama lives in the Blue Mountain in Australia where she draws much of her inspiration.

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May 14, 2015

These Two Inseparable Sisters Show Love Knows No Bounds

In this heartwarming series called Barely Different, photographer and mom Anna Larson captures her two young daughters at play to show that love has no boundaries. Anna has three children, two of whom are biological and one who was adopted from Ethiopia five years ago. Saying that she “always had a heart for adoption,” Anna was touched by a past experience that led her down that path.

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