Artist creates enormous colorful sculptures by reusing single-use materials

Anyone who has ever worked on making a parade float knows how time-consuming the process is. Artist Crystal Wagner takes it to the next level with her gigantic amorphous abstract works.

The Bedford Gallery commissions internationally renowned artist Crystal Wagner to create a large-scale, immersive piece that uses the entire gallery. Her colorful, mind-blowing installations are built from ordinary materials—primarily chicken wire and vinyl disposable tablecloths—that appear to grow organically within the gallery.

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Meanwhile in #paris repost @modus.gallery 🙏

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Meanwhile @btvcityarts my interior/exterior traverse has had a remarkable number of visitors (14,192) in the first month of its existence 🙏much love to the travelers... local and afar that have journeyed

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The beautiful temporary. The material will be recycled and grown into a new pseudoscape. So much love to everyone who made it out to see my #Paradigms exhibition @thecrowncollection #finalmoment #denver

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Wonderful seeing all the pictures in instaland of my current exhibition #traverse @btvcityarts #regram @aquinsta #thankyou

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