January 27, 2022

Artist Creates Powerful Dragon Sculpture Out of Trees Destroyed by a Storm

After a brutal storm, Italian sculptor Marco Martalar was moved to transform the damage into something beautiful. Sitting atop a mountain in the northern Trentino region of Italy, an enormous dragon has become a symbol of Mother Nature's force. Martalar created the magnificent creature from the scattered branches of the storm, turning tragedy into art. In 2018, the Vaia storm ripped across northern Italy.

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January 24, 2022

Artist Creates Incredible Bird-Inspired Works From Real Feathers

Have you ever wished you could fly through the sky? For artist Chris Maynard, this thought and the desire to fly is the inspiration behind his exquisite bird-inspired art. He carves, cuts and slices found feathers to transform plumage into tiny works of art. The level of intricacy in his works varies from a flock of birds soaring through the sky to a pair of cranes intertwined in a single feather.

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January 13, 2022

Shimmering Metallic Branches “Grow” To Form Elegant Animal Sculptures

Twigs and branches create spectacular trees and highlight the power and beauty of the natural world. Using that same concept, artist Kang Dong Hyun produces awe-inspiring animal sculptures that are born from these types of complex systems. With the visual motif of branches and pathways, the Korean creative forms bodies and facial features that resemble lions, bears, moose, and more. There is a dichotomy at play in Kang’s work.

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