Category - Sculpture

Intricate wooden sculptures by Joshua Abarbanel

Intricate wooden sculptures by Joshua Abarbanel

Organic and geometric shapes grow on top of each other and create an otherworldly form. Artist Joshua Abarbanel carved these sculptures from wood in his latest series. The highly detailed pieces appear at times organically flowing and highly structured, like what a coral reef would look like if it were built by robots. “The works continue...

Hammered steel animal masks by Selçuk Yılmaz

Istanbul-based artist Selçuk Yılmaz just finished three animal masks made from hammered and welded steel. The masks represent a tiger, linx, and fox and are made up of very thin strands of metal that follow the curves of the face. Of his process, Yılmaz writes: “For me solitude is a gateway to creativity. My art is a response to social...

The giant balloon sculptures of Jason Hackenwerth

Artist Jason Hackenwerth is using the familiar and comforting medium of balloon artistry and turning it into massive sculptures. Each piece reminds us of some fantastical organic or biological form as if come to life out of a science experiment. Shapes resembling amoebas, cells, or rhizopods float across the room and come to life in vivid colors...

Ornate sculptures made of bone by John Paul Azzopardi

Maltese artist John Paul Azzopardi creates hauntingly dark sculptures constructed from bones. At once, they have a classically gothic and modern design. The bones themselves create intricate curlicue shapes with a highly crafted look. Included in his works are animal skulls, bats, axe-wielding men from mythological stories, and menacing...

The Macabre Animal Ceramics of LEM

LEM is an art collective of-sorts that was formed at a Finland petrol station in 2008. En route to Helsinki, three art graduates, Saara Kaatra, Lotta Veromaa and Laura Itkonen decided to form the collective during a pit stop, with Animal Series the first fruit of their loins. Animal Series has been described as consisting of “sweet fairytale...

The Greatest Faberge Cakes You’ll Ever See

A recent British Easter contest saw the creation of 14 incredible cakes, each one designed to look like a priceless Faberge egg. A number of bakeries took advantage of the opportunity to showcase their skills, and results are nothing short of incredible. Each one is entirely edible, and unlike most purely ornamental cakes, these actually look kind...