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Pop culture wooden relief sculptures by Diederick Kraaijeveld

May 4, 2011

Christopher Jobson

Artist Diederick Kraaijeveld constructs these detailed relief sculptures out of reclaimed wood. Via his web site:

Working predominantly from photographs, each piece is hand carved and assembled using reclaimed, genuine coloured wood that Diederick scavenges himself during daytrips around his native Holland and travels around the world. He gets tipped frequently when centuries old floors (his favorite material because of the history and the natural patina of ages) are torn out of buildings all over The Netherlands. Painted wooded planks, flooring from old mansions and rural farmhouses have all found a place in his work. Often the material comes first and then, sometime much later, it’s place in a work.

(via beautiful decay)

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