Stephen Newby Full Blown Metals. Stainless Steel Inflated Furnishings and Art.

Stephen Newby Full Blown Metal

Sculptor and artist Stephen Newby began working with inflating stainless steel back in 1995. Creating home furnishings and furniture, water fountains, art installations and sculptures with his unique process, he has turned a cold hard material into something that looks organic and inviting. Like glass, blown metal has beautiful transient surface finishes. And, like soft inflatables, it also has limitless shaping and size capabilities. Blown or inflated metal combines all of this with the strength, durability and permanence of metal. (more…)

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Poison On A Stick. Gangredine Consumptus by Rotganzen.

Photo by Marco Jongeneel. Model: Sophie

Gangredine Consumptus, a project by a Rotterdam based artist collective Rotganzen, is a commentary on all the toxins and chemicals we put into our bodies. The words of such lethal poisons as radon, arsenic, benzene and tobacco are cast in translucent colored resin and placed upon wooden sticks so they resemble lollipops (or suckers or lollies, depending upon your country of origin). (more…)

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Frank Gehry’s Fish Obsession Swims Full Circle.

Frank Gehry's Obsession With Fish

“The fish is a perfect form.” —Frank Gehry (more…)

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Andrew Myers Decides To Screw Art. Portraits Made With A Drill and Philips Head Screws.

andrew myers screw portraits

It’s hard to know whether or not to call Andrew Myers’ work paintings or sculpture. A bit of both, Artist Andrew Myers uses anywhere from 8,000 – 10,000 screws (which he then hand paints) drilled into boards to create thoughtful portraits of men and women. (more…)

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