Posts Tagged ‘Sculpture’
It’s true, it’s World Water Day, and Shinchi Maruyama’s already partying! He creates stunning art by throwing water in the air and taking photos of the shapes it makes mid-flight:
Artist Brian Dettmer painstakingly carves out individual pages from old encyclopedias, medical manuals, and illustration books to create stunning literary-sculptures. Nothing you see below was added to the book…every image and word was part of the original and revealed through the cutting process. Wow.
Dutch artist Theo Jansen is a ‘kinetic sculptor’ who creates large structures that look like alien animal skeletons. The creatures use wind power to walk on their own along the beaches of the Netherlands. These are truly spectacular and inspiring:
If you have 10 minutes, definitely check out Theo’s TED talk below. He details the mechanisms of some of his projects, and talks about his intriguing philosophy of creating new forms of life out of ordinary, everyday objects.