Afloat Forever: Ceramic Balloons and Beach Balls

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Korean born sculptor Nina Jun studied at California State University, Long Beach, California and graduated with an MFA in Sculpture in 2002. With a background in figurative sculptures, bronze casting, ceramic and video art, it was the accidental release of a mylar balloon from her own hand that prompted what now makes up the majority of her work. (more…)

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There are Balloon Animals and then there are Masayoshi Matsumoto Balloon Animals.

Masayoshi Matsumoto Balloon Animals

To say that Japanese balloon artist Masayoshi Matsumoto makes Balloon Animals is an understatement at the very least. His balloon animals are more like “latex sculpture.” Made only by blowing up, twisting and tucking traditional balloons, his talent is more suited to a museum than a 4 yr old’s birthday party. (more…)

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The 35 Best Balloon Pics From The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Miss the parade this morning? Don’t fret, I’ve compiled (and cropped, colored or altered) the Best Pics From Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. 35 photos for a good look at most of the balloons from this morning’s 2013 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York for your enjoyment. And here they are. (more…)

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