Artist Kate MccGwire creates remarkable sculptures from carefully-curated feathers sent to her from around the globe. This short documentary examines her philosophy and aesthetic.
Crane.tv visits artist Kate MccGwire in her barge studio in Hampton. Since piquing Charles Saatchi's interest at her degree show at the Royal College of Art with her chicken wishbone installation, Brood, the artist has looked to birds for inspiration, making beautiful objects using feathers of repulsive birds like pigeon, duck, magpie, pheasant and crow.
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• Artist Kate MccGwire (YouTube / Crane.tv)
Ian Schramm from Tempest Rings makes lovely videos of his work handcrafting rings from unusual materials, like this beauty made of walnut burl and inlaid with crushed blue opal.
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Zayd Manck constructed this incredible model of midtown Manhattan entirely from recycled electronic components. The astounding diorama is 165 x 80cm (5’5″ x 32″). (via Neatorama)
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