Easter Chocolates That Aren’t Chocolate At All. Painted Sculptures by Jennifer Small.

Sculptor and artist Jennifer Small of Montreal has several compelling series of work in various mediums, all of which utilize religious iconography. Her “Chocolate Series” are plaster or resin painted sculptures which uncannily resemble edible Easter Chocolates. Made under the faux brand name Pastor’s Milked Chocolates, each large sculpture is packaged in silkscreened cellophane. Read more

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The Extraordinary Cuckoo Clocks of Stefan Strumbel.

I always feel a little guilty when I write about an artist’s older work in lieu of their latest. And this post is laden with guilt. Great photo after photo of it. I’m talking about the fact that instead of featuring the über talented Stefan Strumbel’s latest bronze sculptures, I’m sharing with you his cuckoo clocks and related art which he created between 2005 – 2015. Read more

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Andrej Urem Sculptural Candle Collection

If you’ve been looking for sophisticated candles that are as much decorative sculpture as they are functional, look no further than the Andrej Urem Sculptural Candle Collection by the self-proclaimed poet, sculptor, graphic and product designer. The collection has grown in the past few years and now is available to purchase directly from the designer’s online store. Read more

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This Year’s Ice Hotel Suites Are Better Than Ever. (GALLERY)

This year's Ice Hotel Suites

By now you’ve heard of the Ice Hotel and probably know that each year they hire designers and artists to create the Deluxe and Art Suites for the hotel located in the Swedish village of Jukkasjärvi, 200 km north of the Arctic Circle. This year’s Ice Hotel Suites went all out with some super impressive ice and snow sculpting. Read more

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Simply Spectacular Snow Sculptures – 25 of them!

As we near the official opening date of the 34th Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival, the largest ice and snow annual festival in the world which takes place in China, I thought I’d wow you with a look at some of their most impressive snow sculptures from years past. Read more

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Moodtown Design’s Cool Stainless Steel Dog Key Chains

These fully handmade, frosted-finish dog breed keychains are made with origami-like sculptural shapes of high quality stainless steel after 1550 degree Celsius casting by China’s Moodtown Design. And they are beautiful. Read more

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The Apex Predator Collection : Luxury Goods Made With Human Hair & Teeth

Barrett Barrera Projects, a St. Louis-based consulting company specializing in the arts, is returning to Miami Art Week to present Darwinian Voodoo’s Apex Predator Collection by Mariana Fantich and Dominic Young of Fantich & Young as one of the art installations the company will unveil during Art Basel this coming December. Read more

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Mini Sculptures of 16 Great Film Directors: King Cuts

I wish I could afford even one of these Mike Leavitt sculptures. His King Cuts are 18″ tall sculptures made from wood and polymer clay and impressively carved into the likenesses of his 16 favorite film directors of all time (an excellent selection). Humorously and accurately outfitted with props from their films, he has created 16, several of which are still available for purchase. Read more

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Victor Solomon’s Literally Balling

Victor Solomon’s series “Literally Balling” capitalizes on the level of cultural dominance achieved by the sport of basketball and its stars. By recreating basketball hoops and backboards with appropriated luxury materials he satirizes the religious devotion to the sport while simultaneously commenting on the fragility of luxury. Read more

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Macabre Miniature Narratives In Acrylic Bubbles

Abigail Goldman has a sick sense of humor. And people love it. Her handmade “Die-O-ramas” are miniature narratives in which grisly murders of all types have taken place. Last March she showed 50 pieces of her macabre work at SPOKE NYC in an exhibit titled Wishful Thinking. Read more

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