Category Archives: Sculpting

Junkculture: The Tire Art of Wim Delvoye

          Wim Delvoye and his ‘Pneus’ (tyres) serie.         Aaaah the irony of it ! That is an art unto itself. Thank you for the gift, Frannyy!             … Continue reading

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Xavier Verhoest : the world’s fragility.

      Xavier Verhoest, Belgian born in Congo (1964, ex Zaire), lives and works in Nairobi. From the pages: “Many of his works are entrenched in his experience of war zones or with groups in the margin of the … Continue reading

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Barry X Ball

  Barry X Ball, 1955, USA.       I think the stone is the main attraction here, gorgeous!               ‘Purity’, 2008-2009. Golden honeycomb calcite, stainless steel. That particular brand of calcite is only … Continue reading

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THOMAS LEROOY . Sculptures: classical, heroïc statues revisited.

        Thomas Lerooy, 1981, Belgium.           ‘Controversy’, bronze, 2011.     From the pages: “The heroic pose of each statue stands in stark contrast to the bizarre attributes they are laden with. Evidently, … Continue reading

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2011 june 3. Alfredo Longo, a Belgian sculptor and recycling artist.

  Alfredo Longo, Mons (Belgium), 1960. The artist’s site: here.               From nuts and bolts: the art of recycling!   Number 28 from the expressive serie ‘Taureaux’ ( bulls).           … Continue reading

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2011 june 1. Hans, aka Jean, Arp, Germany-France (Alsace) 1886-1966.

        The sensuality of curves…   ‘Coquille formee par une main humaine’ (handmade shell), plaster, coating, 1935. © Musée Pompidou, France.              

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Tara Donovan Stunners at Two Chelsea Pace Galleries in NYC.

          Tara Donovan, New York, 1969.           You certainly remember her styrofoam papercups:     Untitled, 2003.               In this new , huge installation, she also … Continue reading

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mark davies sculpture

          Mark Davies.  Many thanks, Frannyy!           Title: ‘Kudu to you’ (!) Urethane, cadmium.                

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Gerald Dederen – Sculptor

            Gerald Dederen, Belgium 1957, lives in Brussels.           Original needlework, do not touch!       ‘Sculpture epingles soudees’2005 (welded needles).                

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LISA JONES, laser-cut organic shapes.

            Lisa Jones (GB, lives in Australia). She creates objects in organic shapes by laser cutting.           ‘Sigmoids Wings’, 2007. Laser cutting, wood.         Laser cutting , acrylic. … Continue reading

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African Mask.

      Found on the site: African Art Gallery L’oeil et la main, Paris.             Fang mask, Gabon, 19th century. The Ngil Society used to wear this type of mask when going to the … Continue reading

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Blue Grotto by Melba Dailey

        Melba Dailey, ‘Blue Grotto’, 1970.     Metals, gemstones.              

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R&union des mus&es nationaux

http://www.photo.rmn.fr/cf/htm/CDocZ.aspx?o=&DT=ALB&E=2C6NU0K6983J&Pass=&Total=27&Pic=2&SubE=2C6NU0KX32L7 Keystone, Cluny Abbey, Paris ; 13th century and forever modern. Serene equilibrium, curves and lines. photography:Jean-Gilles Berizzi.

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soliphilia – Ecological Impact in Porcelain by Kate Macdowell

http://www.greendiary.com/gallery/soliphilia_37329/ Kate MacDowell. ‘Soliphilia’ , handbuilt porcelain, 2010. Seen first on the pages of The Hungry Squire, thank you!

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Inspiration and Strength to Keep Creating &&&Public Republic

http://www.public-republic.net/inspiration-and-strength-to-keep-creating.php Ronit Baranga, born in Israel,1973. “If my life was not connected with sculpture…it would have been very dull.” (from the page) Thanks, aluis!

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Galerie Fred Lanzenberg – Anne Delfieu

http://galeriefredlanzenberg.be/galeriev1/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=29&Itemid=27 From simple materials (cardboard, mixed media), Anne Delfieu (Paris 1947) builds these three ‘Heads’ that rythm the panel with serene simplicity (2002).

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Paula Winokur, sculptor in porcelain

http://www.paulawinokur.com/ Back to Paula Winokur (see two post below), but to her own site this time. Her sculptures are worth a visit. This piece is called: ‘Glacier 1: Alaskan Memory’, 2004. A truly stunning evocation of a glacier/iceberg in porcelain! … Continue reading

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http://www.sculpture.org.uk/work/000000100446/ Tony Cragg, ‘ Bent of Mind’, 2005. One coudn’t imagine putting this sculpture anywhere else than outside, where the ever-changing light must create a perpetual metamorphosis.

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http://www.sabraham-sculpture.com/interiorsculpture.html Illusion of softness in this marble work of Susan Abraham. Title: ‘Pressing Thoughts’.

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Sculpture of Ya&l-Artsi

http://www.artstream.nl/yael-artsi/sculp/b2.htm ‘In the Beginning’, Yael Artsi, 2000. Indian Red Granite. Roughness and smoothness; flux and stillness: all this creates a tension that gives life to the stone.

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