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Dense Wire Tree Sculptures by Clive Maddison

October 10, 2014

Christopher Jobson

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Using nothing but wire, sculptor Clive Madison creates tangled trees that grow from wooden bases into dense clusters of leaves and branches. Each piece is made by hand without glue or solder, using single strands of wire that start at the base and terminate at the top. You can see many more pieces on his website, and several are available through Lee Champman Gallery. (via Ghost in the Machine)

 

 



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Dramatic Stainless Steel Wire Fairies by Robin Wight

July 16, 2014

Christopher Jobson

UK sculptor Robin Wight creates dramatic scenes of wind-blown fairies clutching dandelions, clinging to trees, and seemingly suspended in midair, all with densely wrapped forms of stainless steel wire. The artist currently has several pieces on view at the Trentham Gardens and sells a number of DIY wire sculpting kits from his website where he also discusses in great detail how each piece is built. See more over on Facebook. (via Reddit).

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Bird Sculptures Constructed from Wire by Celia Smith Look like Detailed Sketches

June 2, 2014

Christopher Jobson

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Robin, 12cm tall. Copper wire and telephone cabling.

UK artist Celia Smith works with various forms of wire to create delicate bird sculptures and installations. While somewhat abstract in appearance, the pieces are almost lifelike in form and scale as if drawn with a pen. You can see over 50 different pieces by the artist on her website, and catch an interview over on Ideas in the Making. Not shy about her process or methods, she also offers wire sculpting workshops.

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Swallow study.

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Egret, 48cm tall. Steel wire and telephone cabling. / Peacock, 110cm Tall. Steel bar, copper wires and telephone cabling.

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Mumeration of Starlings. Installation of 60 wire birds dimensions variable. Paper coated telephone wires and steel wire.

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Lapwings. 30cm high. Copper wire and telephone cabling.

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Swirling Lapwings. 1.5m X 1.5m steel wire and telephone cabling.

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Starling Wreath. 100cm diameter. Paper coated telephone wires and steel wire.

 

 



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Ethereal Woven Metal Leaf and Seed Installations by Michelle Mckinney

May 15, 2014

Christopher Jobson

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U.K. artist Michelle Mckinney examines the contrast of manmade materials with forms of nature in her ethereal installations of leaves, seeds, and butterflies formed from handcut woven metal. The artist cuts each shape from copper, brass, or steel mesh which is then colored and assembled into the forms seen here. You can see more of her work over on Facebook and in her portfolio. (via Colossal Submissions)

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Meticulously Wrapped Aluminum Wire Sculptures by Seung Mo Park

November 4, 2013

Christopher Jobson

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SON MYUNG HEE, detail / 2010 / Aluminum wire, fiberglass lifecasting.

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SON MYUNG HEE / 2010 / Aluminum wire, fiberglass lifecasting.

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Wedding / 2009 / Aluminum wire, fiberglass lifecasting.

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Han Hye yeon / 2011 / Aluminum wire, fiberglass lifecasting.

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Han Hye yeon, detail / 2011 / Aluminum wire, fiberglass lifecasting.

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Kim Seong Su / 2010 / Aluminum wire, fiberglass, lifecasting.

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Kim Seong Su, detail / 2010 / Aluminum wire, fiberglass lifecasting.

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Lie Sand Bong’s Dress / 2008 / Aluminum wire, fiberglass lifecasting

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Lie Sand Bong’s Dress, detail / 2008 / Aluminum wire, fiberglass lifecasting

Korean artist Seung Mo Park (previously) continues to amaze with his astonishingly crafted figurative sculptures made with tightly wrapped layers of aluminum wire based on fiberglass forms. The works shown here are part of the Brooklyn-based artist’s Human series where he recreates the delicate wrinkles and folds of clothing as well as the sinuous musculature of the human body in metallic layers reminiscent of tree rings. He’s also sculpted bicycles, musical instruments and other forms as part of his Object series. (via My Modern Met)

 

 



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Stop Motion Wire and Paper Music Video by Patator Prod

May 24, 2013

Christopher Jobson

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There are some fantastic sequences in this brief stop motion clip by Victor Haegelin of Patator Prod accompanied by music from Professor Kliq. Haegelin relies entirely on bent wire and paper to create everything you see and it’s amazing how fluid all the individual wire strands become when animated like this, wish it went a bit longer. (via vimeo)

 

 



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Intricate Wire Drawings by CW Roelle

March 19, 2013

Christopher Jobson

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Artist CW Roelle lives and works in Providence, Rhode Island where he creates dense and detailed illustrations using carefully bent wire. While taking a life drawing course in 1997 Roelle was suddenly overcome with the urge to bend the lines he had already committed to paper. That night, and for many nights after, he began to recreate his line drawings with metal wire. You can see much more of his work over on Facebook, and he has some pieces available at 13FOREST. (via faith is torment)