Wire Anatomy

Wire Anatomy wire sculpture anatomy
Wire Anatomy wire sculpture anatomy
Wire Anatomy wire sculpture anatomy

Wire Anatomy wire sculpture anatomy
Wire Anatomy wire sculpture anatomy

Wire Anatomy wire sculpture anatomy

Wire Anatomy wire sculpture anatomy

A number of wonderful anatomical pieces by Montreal-based architect Federico Carbajal who uses galvanized wire, stainless steel and acrylic to make these pieces he refers to as “spatial sketches”. Beautiful work. (via street anatomy)

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Aggravure III: A Mural Using 450,000 Staples

Aggravure III: A Mural Using 450,000 Staples staples murals multiples

Aggravure III: A Mural Using 450,000 Staples staples murals multiples

Aggravure III: A Mural Using 450,000 Staples staples murals multiples

Aggravure III: A Mural Using 450,000 Staples staples murals multiples

Aggravure III: A Mural Using 450,000 Staples staples murals multiples

Aggravure is an ongoing series of large wall installations by Baptiste Debombourg. His latest, Aggravure III, was inspired by drawings from 16th century engravers Hendrick Goltzius, Jan Harmensz, Cherubino Alberti and utilizes nearly a half million metal staples tacked to a wall, taking 340 hours to complete. Via the artist:

I then use some images by “worsening” the scale, the form or the context to produce an installation in the architecture by means of staples. The recurring theme in these paintings revolves around the collapse that resonates with staples. Here the staple is a material and a media that plays with contemporary aggression and daily life’s secular usefulness.

You can see much more of Aggravure I, II, and III on his website. (via job’s wife)

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Wire Sculptures by Derek Kinzett

Wire Sculptures by Derek Kinzett wire sculpture
Wire Sculptures by Derek Kinzett wire sculpture
Wire Sculptures by Derek Kinzett wire sculpture
Spirit of the Road, photographed by Steve Watson

Wire Sculptures by Derek Kinzett wire sculpture
Wire Sculptures by Derek Kinzett wire sculpture
The Lady and the Bicycle, photographed by Steve Watson

Wire Sculptures by Derek Kinzett wire sculpture
Walk of Faith, photographed by the artist

Wire Sculptures by Derek Kinzett wire sculpture
The Wood Cutters Sprite, photographed by the artist

Wire Sculptures by Derek Kinzett wire sculpture
The Seated Man, photographed by the artist

Wire Sculptures by Derek Kinzett wire sculpture
Spirit Of Reflection, photographed by the artist

UK artist Derek Kinzett crafts these amazing figurative sculptures by cutting and forming different kinds of wire. Kinzett closed a solo exhibition yesterday for The National Trust, Lacock Abbey, Wiltshire, England but you can see much more in his portfolio.

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Stencil Works by Street Artist C215

Stencil Works by Street Artist C215 street art stencils
antonia schulz

Stencil Works by Street Artist C215 street art stencils

Stencil Works by Street Artist C215 street art stencils

Stencil Works by Street Artist C215 street art stencils

Stencil Works by Street Artist C215 street art stencils

Stencil Works by Street Artist C215 street art stencils

Stencil Works by Street Artist C215 street art stencils

A number of jaw-dropping stencil works from the past few months by French artist Christian Guémy aka C215 seen on the streets of Barcelona and Berlin. C215 has been an active street artist for over 20 years, his first stencils going up around 2006 and according to Street Art London his daughter is now following in his footsteps making her own 2 layer stencils. See much more on Flickr. (via antonia schulz)

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Multi-Perspective Shadow Sculptures

Multi Perspective Shadow Sculptures wood shadows sculpture
Multi Perspective Shadow Sculptures wood shadows sculpture
Multi Perspective Shadow Sculptures wood shadows sculpture

At face value these small hand-carved wooden sculptures by scientist and artist John V. Muntean appear to be a random amalgam of mixed geometric shapes, curves and holes, but shine a light at the right angle and suddenly in the objects shadow is a discernable image. In fact, each sculpture contains three images, usually revolving around a theme. Via his website:

A Magic Angle Sculpture appears to be nothing more than an abstract wooden carving, skewered with a rod and mounted on a base. However, when lit from above and rotated at the magic angle (54.74º) it will cast three alternating shadows. Every 120º of rotation, the amorphous shadows evolve into independent forms. Our scientific interpretation of nature often depends upon our point of view. Perspective matters.

Muntean has numerous videos showing how each piece works, I definitely recommend spending a few minutes poking around. You can also follow along via his blog, and inquire about purchasing a piece. (via neatorama)

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Rémi Gaillard’s Elevator Prank

Rémi Gaillards Elevator Prank pranks elevators comedy

A great new prank from French humorist Rémi Gaillard who utilizes a pair of elevators for his latest shenanigans. Sorry but I couldn’t help but share this here as it’s just conceptually wonderful. (via the awesomer)

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Water Drop Pillars by Markus Reugels

Water Drop Pillars by Markus Reugels water macro

Water Drop Pillars by Markus Reugels water macro

Water Drop Pillars by Markus Reugels water macro

Water Drop Pillars by Markus Reugels water macro

Water Drop Pillars by Markus Reugels water macro

Water Drop Pillars by Markus Reugels water macro

In his continued experiments with water photography Markus Reugels (previously) has developed a method of releasing precisely timed water drops that collide to form pillar-like structures. The setup involves three perfectly synchronized valves and three individual gel-covered flashes that all fire in sequence with the camera’s shutter to create the images you see here. Wild stuff. See much more here.

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