Sculptor Jud Turner (previously) sez, "My childhood friend recently commissioned me to a pair of traditional Chinese Fu Dogs, which symbolize protection. He's of Chinese descent, recently bought a house in the suburbs, and said 'I want my kids to know more about their heritage, and I want to scare my neighbors!' Done and done."
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Tokyo designer Hiroto Ikeuchi creates amazing wearable cyberpunk assemblages out of scrap electronics and other odds and sods.
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Sculptor Jud Turner (previously) shows off three of his newest sculptures: the latest in his Oblivion Factory series, "Solitarium", a full sized California Condor (8+ foot wingspan) fabricated in welded steel and found objects (including 70 of Walmart's finest butter knives, and various pistol parts):, and another in his series of mechanized fossil fish, The GreedEaters.
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Toiletpaper Magazine's Toiletpaper Paradise show at New York's Caddilac House is a series of "domestic interiors" filled with the art and sculptures from the magazine. Read the rest
Sculptor Ann Carrington's 2016 Pop Goes the Weasel show at the Royal College of Art included her "Bouquets and Butterflies", an amazing series of floral arrangements made from kitchen utensils. (via Colossal) Read the rest
Rainier Weber pays tribute to Rainier Weber with this chair, "upholstered in luxurious hand woven fabric from London and Venice" and matching lamp. The 22k-plate set is $127,000.
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The welded scrap-metal bugs of Green Hand Sculpture are gorgeous, intricate, labor-intensive, and therefore expensive, but surely worth ever cent: Preying Mantis, Holly Blue Butterfly, Woodlouse, Peacock Butterfly and the Peacock Butterfly (chainsaw variation). Read the rest
30" tall! By the always-great Roger Wood of Klockwerks, from today's newsletter. Read the rest
UK artist Julie Alice Chapell's Computer Component Bugs sculptures are iridescent, intricate assemblage sculptures made from ewaste. Read the rest
New from Jeremy Meyer, who makes brilliant assemblage sculptures out of typewriter parts: Cat XXI, a classic Hallowe'en cat rendered skeletal and wistful through the medium of obsolete mechanical components. Read the rest
The Zephlaprop is a new piece from found-object sculptor Tinkerbots, AKA Dan Jones of San Diego. Read the rest
Typewriter assemblage scluptor Jeremy Mayer writes, "I just finished my latest big sculpture. Titled Nude VI (Theia), it stands over 7 feet, 4 inches (224cm) tall, and will be suspended on thin cables high above the offices of Oculusvr in Los Angeles.
She took a little over a year and about 1100 hours of work.
Made in Oakland."
I've featured a lot of Jeremy's work in the past and even own one of his pieces (I wish I could afford more!).
Nude VI (Theia) - Jeremy Mayer
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The brilliant found-object/assemblage sculptor Jud Turner (previously) has unveiled two new pieces: Bartholomew the Rhinoceros, a "half-life-size" rhino made from motorcycle and snowmobile parts; and Octoploid, the standout of the two (though it's a close-run thing), which is headed for Reantus's offices. Read the rest
Elisa Naranja Metálica Insua's Flickr stream is full of gorgeous, mosaiced assemblages that the Argentine artist makes in Buenos Aires. I love her style. Read the rest
The latest piece from Roger Wood's Klockwerks studio is this brave, fire-engine-red number that's just put me over the edge into a full-on bout of Christmas cheer. Read the rest
Assemblage sculptor Jeremy Mayer (who makes pieces out of deconstructed typewriters) teases us with a single shot of his latest piece: a chihuahua skeleton made from a disassembled, ancient writing-machine.
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