March 1, 2024

Artist Gives Old Bicycle Chains New Life By Using Them In Imaginative Human Sculptures

One cannot overstate the amount of work that goes into creating one of Young-Deok Seo's sculptures. Aside from their massive appearance and the artist's painstaking attention to detail, a third component of Seo's work makes it especially impressive and sets it apart from his contemporaries. On closer inspection, one realizes that every inch of his sculptures is made of bicycle chains, with each link interconnected to create human forms.

Read Article

February 16, 2024

Artist Creates Heavenly Reliefs That Grace Homes With Divine Beauty

The sculptures that Hossein Behzadi creates are angelic—literally. Equipped with only a palette knife, the self-taught artist sculpts reliefs of beautiful, otherworldly women emerging from walls. Even though his reliefs are made of plaster, they are far from ordinary; each sculpture features long, flowing garments and hair, further contributing to their ethereal beauty.

Read Article

February 14, 2024

Eco-Friendly Group Cleans up Beaches of Kenya and Turns Discarded Flip-Flops Into Colorful Works of Art

Beach cleanup efforts around the world are all commendable; however, we rarely get to see what actually happens to the trash that’s been collected. It's even rarer for gathered waste to be turned into art. One company called Ocean Sole hosts clean ups to pick up trash on the beaches and waterways of Kenya to combat the amount to flip-flops that are discarded in them every year.

Read Article

January 22, 2024

Realistically Carved Octopus Joins Together Two Pianos To Form One Surreal Sculpture

Artist Maskull Lasserre has transformed two pianos into one sculpture in this thrilling piece titled The Third Octave. Joined together by the tentacles of a realistically carved octopus, the work is a testament to the artist's willingness to take risks in order to see surprising outcomes. It took about 2,000 hours to complete the work, with Lasserre never quite sure of the final outcome.

Read Article