All Blog Posts Tagged 'sculpture' (59)

Mike Rea - Wood, Rope, and Pink Foam

Belloq See Blues

2007 Wood, burlap, rope, pink-foam, smoke machine, light fixtures,…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 19, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

International Call: Handmade at Kew

Handmade at Kew is an exciting new selling event for Contemporary Crafts at the prestigious UNESCO world heritage site, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. The show offers makers an inspiring location to exhibit exquisite work of high quality,…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 15, 2015 at 1:55pm — No Comments

Arts with Invisible Disabilities- Challenge Informs Creativity in Invisible:VisAble Exhibition

I am seeking some really great, positive artists whose art is informed by an "invisible" challenge. Are you an artist doing work conceptually inspired by epilepsy? Depression? Bipolar? Deafness? or? Do you know an artist who you might recommend?

The idea for this exhibition happened when my deafness -- the most challenging of my medical issues and something I pretended didn’t exist for most of my life -- began insinuating itself into my creative fiber art practice. I…

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Added by Leisa Rich on March 31, 2015 at 6:37am — No Comments

The Perils of "Secret" Projects!

Caledonian Sleeper Cufflinks Macquette - 1

This last couple of months has been absolutely unbearable for someone who enjoys sharing the progress of works online. First came the Caledonian Sleeper cufflink commission, then came my work with "The…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on March 29, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments

Anita Larkin - Improbable Objects

Bivouac, 2012

Aluminum, paper, and collected objects

75x36x172cm

Pilgrimage, 2012

53x69x40cm…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 27, 2015 at 9:31am — No Comments

A Strange Definition of Mental Illness

I remember hearing an article on Radio 4's "All in the Mind" programme about how the definitions of mental illness were changing due to the re-writing of a single book which is generally used to define all mental illnesses. A psychiatrist who disagreed with the new definitions pointed out,



"most people in the west do not consider themselves to be fundamentally happy... because the majority of the population do not consider themselves to be happy, we could say that anyone…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on February 22, 2015 at 11:53am — No Comments

Morgan Brig - Complexity of Emotion

Rummaging around just under the…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 7, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Lizzie Thomas - Rather than with Words

Lizzie Thomas: ‘They Said a King Once Ruled the Forest.’ Materials: vintage folding rulers

"I am a Children’s Author/Illustrator and Designer/Maker based between Brighton and London, UK. Narrative is central to my…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 6, 2014 at 7:30am — 1 Comment

Patrick Dougherty - Stickwork

Call of the Wild, 2002. Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA, Photo: Duncan Price

Born in Oklahoma in 1945, Patrick Dougherty earned a B.A. in English from the University of North Carolina in 1967 and an M.A. in Hospital…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 20, 2014 at 12:00pm — 3 Comments

Hu Shaoming - On the Inside

Hu Shaoming’s Mechanical Sculptures of Time and Civilization telephones sea China cameras

Hu Shaoming is a Chinese sculptor and graduate of Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts. With a deft mastery of metal he creates intricate sculptures that are surreal and dreamlike, but also somewhat cautionary.

In a series on time, Shaoming appropriates artifacts of industrial civilization like old cameras and telephones. Effectively destroying the mechanism,…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 14, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Pablo Lehmann - Paper Cuts

Kawabata´s sandals

28 x 21 x 16 cm. | 2014

Cut-out paper | Beauty and sadness,…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 8, 2014 at 11:43am — 1 Comment

Sebastian Errazuriz - Art is a Matter of Life and Death

A simple fire extinguisher is transformed into a beautiful sculpture, an object of desire, painted with bold letters that read “Life” and “Death.” The artist’s aim is to convince those who have avoided the aesthetically despised common fire extinguisher to now include one of his inside their homes.…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 4, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Marela Zacaria - Window Screens and Joint Compound

Marela Zacarias is a contemporary visual artist. Her work combines painting and sculpture and is characterized by an interest in site specificity, the history contained in objects, and current events. Zacarias’s wall and free standing sculptures are constructed from window screens and…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 3, 2014 at 11:35am — No Comments

Gehard Demetz - Woodcarver

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Added by Brigitte Martin on May 29, 2014 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Jess Riva Cooper - The Story of the Golem

In my art practice, I integrate color, drawing and clay to create installation-based artwork. I study…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 7, 2014 at 1:51pm — No Comments

Marc Sparfel - Wood Sculpture

Marc Sparfel, born 1972 in Brittany, France spent his childhood in the countryside, surrounded by nature and animals. He was particularly fascinated by horses and cows. After graduating from high school, Marc…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 22, 2014 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Freya Jobbins - Toy Parts

Freya creates her original and detailed assemblage by using a non traditional sculptural material - plastic doll parts and toys. She utilizes miscellaneous pieces of dolls and toys to create remarkable humanoid assemblages of faces, heads and larger busts. Each…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 18, 2014 at 5:30am — 1 Comment

Tedd Lott - Woodworks

Sculptural practices are at once defined and restrained by their connections to tradition. When viewing woodworking in the context of objects made with wood; housing, particularly stick frame construction, emerges as possibly the most widespread use of the material…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 16, 2014 at 8:13am — 1 Comment

HUNGER

“Hungry man, reach for the book: it is a weapon.” ~ Bertolt Brecht

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Added by alice simpson on February 11, 2014 at 11:55am — No Comments

Ceci n'est pas une bombe - Michael C. Goodward

Ceci n'est pas une bombe

mixed media object

65 x 45 cm

suitcase and typography

Saatchi Online Magazine Critic's Choice

-by Charlotte Bonham-Carter

Michael Goodward's sleek and sexy…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 9, 2014 at 11:07am — No Comments

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