May 12, 2024

Delicate Cut Paper Sculptures Raise Awareness About Dangers of Coral Bleaching

Artist Rogan Brown is known for taking delicate sheets of paper and turning them into gorgeous three-dimensional sculptures of coral reefs. His work is so incredible that it's hard to believe that we're not looking at images taken in nature. Brown's portfolio of work showcases endless examples of what can happen when art and conservation come together to raise awareness and inspire change. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

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April 30, 2024

Dynamic Wire Sculptures Capture Evocative People in Poetic Motion

For over 15 years, Armenian artist Karen Akhikyan has been creating dynamic wire sculptures. His pieces often capture people in movement and are wonderfully expressive. Self-taught, Akhikyan has finely honed his craft over the years and enjoys infusing raw emotion with the strength and resilience of metal. Whether lifting a heavy piece of stone or hanging onto a tree limb, Akhikyan's figures are remarkable.

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April 1, 2024

Artist Gives Vintage Pianos a Second Life by Turning Them Into Sweeping Phoenix Sculptures

For many, pianos are more than simple musical instruments, especially for those who have one at home. But once they decay and become unplayable, saying goodbye can feel like sending a beloved heirloom to a landfill. Fortunately, Australian sculptor David Cox has come up with an alternative that sees this beautiful instrument rise from the ashes—figuratively. The artist turns the keys and other parts from broken-down pianos into sweeping phoenix-shaped sculptures.

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