Sculpture

September 14, 2021

Urs Fischer’s Sculptures Are Candles That Slowly Melt Away Over Time

In 2011, Swiss artist Urs Fischer set the art world on fire—literally—with his melting wax figures installation at the Venice Biennale. Now, his melting sculptures are on view once more—this time at the Bourse de Commerce. This new Parisian museum is the latest venture by the Pinault Collection, which handles the art collection of French businessman François Pinault.

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September 7, 2021

Artist Crafts Monstrous “Alien King” Sculpture From 200 Recycled Tires

For those that don’t know the Xenomorph, it’s a villainous extraterrestrial species that appears in the Alien film franchise. The gruesome species also reappeared in James Cameron’s 1986 Aliens film, and is still one of the most iconic sci-fi monsters of all time. To commemorate the 30th anniversary of the movie, California-based designer toy studio Sideshow Collectibles created an “Alien King” maquette.

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August 14, 2021

Reclaimed Wood Art Celebrates the Beauty of Nature With Woodworking and Wood Burning

Canadian artist Jynae Bergeron (aka Art & Airplanes) uses her creative practice to connect with the environment. She creates striking wall art inspired by animals and mountainous landscapes using woodworking and wood-burning techniques. Her love for this sculptural medium comes from her family, who has a tradition of woodworking. “As a teenager, I was gifted my grandfather’s old woodburning tool and eventually I began teaching myself the skill of pyrography (wood-burning)

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August 4, 2021

The First Underwater Museum in the Mediterranean Is Now Open in Cyprus

Sculptor Jason deCaires Taylor is well-known for his incredible underwater museums and exhibits. His latest project, the Museum of Underwater Sculpture Ayia Napa (MUSAN), is the first underwater museum in the Mediterranean. MUSAN is described as an underwater forest full of beautiful life that tells a story about its home. Located 200 meters off the coast of Aiya Napa, MUSAN is bound to provide a boost to the area’s tourism.

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