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Posts Tagged ‘sculpture’
UK-based artist Luke Jerram creates glass-blown sculptures of viruses and bacteria, magnified approximately 1,000,000 times.
The British artist duo of Tim Noble and Sue Webster presented a “Nihilistic Optimistic” installation of six large sculptures that at a first glance look like just a random pile of crap. The magic happens once you turn the light on: the six piles of stuff all of a sudden create perfect shadows of seated people. Making order out of chaos, now that is art!
What may look like a bunch of randomly scattered poles from one side is actually an impressive sculpture of Nelson Mandela. It was constructed to recognize the 50th anniversary of his capture by the apartheid police. In 1962 the peace activist and politician was arrested and convicted of sabotage and other charges, and sentenced to life imprisonment.
It was just an ordinary metal sower sculpture in Kaunas, Lithuania up until an unknown graffiti artist painted a handful of stars on the wall behind the sculpture. Now every time the street lights are lit, the shadow of the sculpture turns into a magical star sower.