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Mary Barron Thompson
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Spectacular Rubik's Cube Portrait of a Man Disintegrating

First spotted at Morris Museum's new show, "Toying with Art," this incredibly intriguing portrait made out of Rubik's Cubes was also submitted as an entry

Mona Lisa Sculpture made of Buttons, on Display in Japan, pop art, collage art. Amazing Art, Recycled Art, Statue, Sculpture, Art, Pictures, Art Parody, Mosaic Art, Street Art

Button Wednesday : Mona Lisa

It is Wednesday again, so it's BUTTON DAY on my blog !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Today a very spectacular image of the Mona Lisa in 3D and in buttons ! It is a huge statue inside the Hankyu shopping center in Kobe in Japan. The first three pictures are from Nick Grills's blog; the next one is from shushusuru; and the last one is from Joe Collver. (Never knew she had a butterfly at her back .....) (Her smile is even more psychedelic as the original one .....) Have you seen a lovely, beautiful…

Spanish artist Isaac Cordal worked with regular metal cooking strainers, or colanders, sculpting them into mask-like mesh grids, to create these stunning cast-shadow portraits. Wire Art, Wire Sculpture, Sculpture Art, Amazing Art, Shadow Art, Recycled Art, Sculpture, Art, Shadow Portraits

Wire Mesh Shadow Portraits

Back in 2009, artist Isaac Cordal shaped wire mesh kitchen colanders into faces and installed them on the streets of London, where street lights cast

Turning Trash into Public Sculpture & Installation Art

Turning Trash into Public Sculpture & Installation Art

Composed of found objects, construction remnants and other offbeat materials, the art installations of Tadashi Kawamata are urban, gritty, in-your-face creations that are site-specific and evolve, twisting and morphing as they grow to monstrous proportions in public spaces.His early work focuses ...

vjeranski:Brenda Mallory Capsules Waxed cloth nuts bolts 11 units each 10 x 10 x 17

Brenda Mallory - Portfolio - Opening

Brenda Mallory Capsules, 2006-2011, Waxed cloth, nuts, bolts, 11 units, each 10" x 10" x 17"

Seo Young Deok is a Korean artist whose dramatic sculptures made from welded bike chains are meant to share stories told through the human figure. “Seo Young Deok’s sculptures capture the anxieties of. Art Pieces, Figurative Sculpture, Metal Art, Art Photography, Sculpture Art, Amazing Art, Korean Artist, Art, Contemporary Art

Seo Young Deok's Incredible Chain Sculptures | Yatzer

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is David Begbie, 'IKON' Steelmesh female torso, suspended Figurative Sculpture, Art Blog, Wire Sculpture, Sculpture Art, Fine Art, Illustration Art, Visual Art, Art, Contemporary Art


devidsketchbook: “ David Begbie • “IKON” 2012 | Steelmesh female torso, suspended • “NEUD I” 2009 | Female figure with hand. Steelmesh sculpture, unique. • “NEUD II” 2009 | Male figure with hand....

David Mach: Coat Hanger Sculptures- example of repeated object sculpture

David Mach: Coat Hanger Sculptures

Click to enlarge Scottish sculptor David Mach is a master at creating assemblages of mass-produced objects such as magazines, bricks, books, dominoes, matches, and, as illustrated in this post, wire coat hangers. Though new to me, Mach has received major honors and recognition for his work since the 80s including a nomination for the Turner…

Artist Spotlight: Kwangho Lee « Audrey Brandt's Destination Design

Some impressive portraits using paper quilling (rolled strips of paper) by Mumbai-based illustrator Anant Nanvare. Art Design, Creative, Amazing Art, Collage Art, Pointillism, Book Art, Paper Art, Rolled Paper Art, Art Class

Tiny Rolled Paper Portraits by Anant Nanvare

Anant Nanvare is a very talented digital illustrator from Mumbai, India as well as very talented with what appear to be thousands of rolled pieces of paper. He has created an incredible series of colorful and very detailed portraits made from rolling paper into tiny stacks for Conquerer Paper.

ღღ Spencer Tunick body art - Take a closer look. This is not your "usual" drawing ; Art Photography, Photomontage, Creative, Amazing Art, Body Art, Sculpture, Art, Street Art, Beautiful Art


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Marcus Levine - slaughtering an artist in the literal sense. He creates his paintings by nailing a white wooden panel. At his latest series of paintings exhibited in a gallery in London, Marcus has spent more than 50 000 pieces of iron. The Incredibles, Art Works, Sculptures, Pics, Recycled Art, Pin Art, Art, Creative Art, Unusual Art

Marcus Levine Nail Art

Unlike Andrew Myers who uses screws to create three dimensional portraits, Yorkshire sculptor Marcus Levine uses nails to express the human form. The number of nails he uses for each sculpture varies from 3,000 to over 50,000. “From morning sun to evening sun the shadows across the sculptures change and affect the contrast and, by altering artificial lighting, the sculptures can appear as light as a pencil sketch or as..