For centuries, sculptors around the world have adopted marble as their medium of choice. In order to both illustrate marble’s carving capabilities and showcase their own sculpting skills, these artists often select subjects that require a certain level of expertise. These challenging motifs include anatomical details, dynamic drapery, and, in the case of Il Disinganno, delicate netting.
Few sculptures have captured hearts quite like Robert Indiana’s iconic LOVE series.
Artisan Simone Crestani finds inspiration in the “imperfect elegance” of nature.
From inflated dogs to pretend swords, childhood birthday parties weren’t complete without some classic balloon art. However, artist Terry Cook takes the nostalgic craft to a whole new level, by twisting balloons into an entire flock of birds. Based on British and European species, each sculpture is made using colorful balloons to match the feathery plumage of each bird.
A post shared by Sun-Hyuk Kim (@sunhyukk)
For years, we’ve been captivated by the inventive creations of interdisciplinary artist Guy Laramée.
Using “realist sculptural techniques accompanied by surrealist imagination,” self-taught artist Johnson Tsang taps into his subconscious to reinterpret reality. For years, we’ve been drawn to Tsang’s mind-bending body of work, which he has continued to cultivate with a new batch of clay portraits. Titled Lucid Dream II, Tsang’s most recent series of contemporary sculptures is rendered in his signature, surreal style. Featuring expressive and emotive topsy-turvy faces, his work remains undeniably dreamlike and unsettlingly lifelike.
Italian sculptor Paola Grizi has spent her entire life immersed in the art world.
British multi-media artist Rowan Mersh is attracted to the beauty of the natural world, using thousands of seashells to create...
A post shared by Sew and So (@sewandsouk) on Jan 31, 2019 at 7:00am PST Yarn artist Liisa Hietanen reimagines the everyday world through her life-sized knitted and crocheted sculptures. In a series of ambitious textile projects, she has created replicas of her fellow villagers in Hämeenkyrö, Finland. Hietanen uses metal armatures as her base and then covers them in a combination of crafting techniques; what results are figures that have an uncanny, life-like quality.
English artist Kate Jenkins creates textile sculptures that’ll make you crave a seafood meal.
Ceramicist Sabri Ben-Achour believes that “humans are primed to find beauty in the orderly disorder of nature.