Awesome Sculptures

Toy Sculptures by Freya Jobbins

Toy Sculptures by Freya Jobbins

Inspired by the fruit and vegetable paintings of Guiseppe Archimboldo, artist Freya Jobbins creates amazing sculptures using recycled toys and doll parts. See more of her incredible works on her Facebook page.

Bone Vehicles

Bone Vehicles

Artist Jitish Kallat used resin, paint and steel to make what appear to be fossils of vehicle-shaped monsters. According to Designboom, Kallat is referencing his own photographs of vehicles that had been set on fire during riots.

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Tiny Trees in Bags

Tiny Trees in Bags

Artist Yuken Teruya is a master at cutting intricate paper shapes. For his latest exhibition Notice – Forest Teruya cut tree shapes out of cheap paper bags and then assembled the trees inside of the bags to a dramatic effect.

3D Printed Voice Sculpture

3D Printed Voice Sculpture

Gilles Azzaro used a desktop 3D printer to make this voice print of a portion of President Obama’s 2013 inauguration speech about a new industrial revolution. Regardless of the audio, the sculpture looking like a cool alien landscape.

Forever Bicycles

Forever Bicycles

The latest iteration of Forever Bicycles by artist and activist Ai Weiwei was made using 3000 bikes stacked side by side. The trippy installation was part of Toronto’s La Nuit Blanche art festival and will stay up until Oct. 27th.

A Painful Pot

A Painful Pot

Hong Kong-based sculptor Johnson Tsang loves to push the limits of ceramic art. One of his latest pieces is A Painful Pot, an incredible vase being constricted by a dragon. You can see work in progress shots on his website.

Sculpted Sweaters

Sculpted Sweaters

Believe it or not, these “clothes” are actually made of marble. They’re part of artist Alex Seton’s Elegy on Resistance, a collection of Bianco Carrara marble sculptures of hooded sweaters and sweatpants.

Porcelainia

Porcelainia

76-year old artist Bobby Jaber is a retired chemistry and physics teacher. He creates mesmerizing sculptures inspired by science and mathematics. Be sure to stick to the very end for a funny scene. Filmed by Dave Altizer.

Wind-Powered Kinetic Sculptures

Wind-Powered Kinetic Sculptures

Sculptor Anthony Howe made a series of hypnotizing kinetic sculptures. They’re made so that even a slight breeze would make them move and reveal their true form. They’re like alien beacons of peace. More on YouTube.

Styling Sculptures

Styling Sculptures

Looks like classical sculptures provide the perfect poses for modeling the styles of today. Who would have thunk it? Other than Alexis Persani that is. Jesus never looked cooler.

Balloon Dinosaur Sculpture

Balloon Dinosaur Sculpture

Watch the Airigami team assemble one of their latest creations at the Virginia Museum of Natural History. It’s a 20-foot balloon acrocanthosaurus, accompanied by balloon plants and insects. More photos here.

Andy Warhol Brillo Pouf

Andy Warhol Brillo Pouf
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Foam replicas of one of Andy Warhol’s most famous pieces – one of his batch of hilariously accurate replicas of consumer product packaging. We wonder if Warhol would deem these ironic or appropriate.

The Worker Lamp

The Worker Lamp

Pascal Howe’s The Worker is a 13ft. high lamp that looks like a huge construction toy (or a construction tool dropped at an alien landing site). Keep tabs on Howe’s Facebook page for purchase info.

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Ryu/Evil Ryu Life-size Bust

Ryu/Evil Ryu Life-size Bust
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Awesome limited-edition life-size busts of Street Fighter’s golden boy by POP Culture Shock. The Ryu bust has adjustable eyes while the Evil Ryu bust has glowing red LED eyes. Pre-orders start 2/18/13.

LEDscape

LEDscape

LIKE Architect’s extraordinary holiday display for IKEA Portugal was comprised of 1200 lamps fitted with twinkling LED bulbs to promote the home furnishings retailer’s energy-efficient lighting line.

Plush Logs and Fire

Plush Logs and Fire
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This handmade huggable sculpture of a small campfire by Amanda Browder is made of fake fur, felt and polyester filling. It will leave your wallet cold though: $300 only gets you two logs and a fire.

Driftwood Sculptures

Driftwood Sculptures

These amazing sculptures are constructed entirely out of driftwood by artist Abdul Ghofur. It’s amazing how well the wood works to represent the subjects and especially their muscle structures.

Watch Part Scorpion

Watch Part Scorpion

Artist JM Gershenson-Gates of A Mechanical Mind creates various creatures including spiders, dragonflies, and this here creepy, yet awesome metal scorpion using old watch parts. More here.

Life-Size LEGO Forest

Life-Size LEGO Forest

These photos weren’t taken at Burning Man. A LEGO forest was installed overnight in the rather barren landscape of Broken Hill, Australia as part of the LEGO Festival of Play. Also done in Sydney.

Kinetic Rain

Kinetic Rain

Stop off in Terminal 1 at the Changi Airport the next time you fly into Singapore to see a ballet of golden raindrops about the dream of flying in the largest kinetic sculpture in the world.

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Evil Robot Bespoke Lamps

Evil Robot Bespoke Lamps

Evil Robot Designs has new eye-catching toy-lamp amalgams featuring action figures from famous franchises such as Alien, Transformers, Toy Story, Star Wars, Batman, He-Man and more.

Bumblebee Sculpture

Bumblebee Sculpture
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Keep Decepticons off your front lawn with this amazing 7.5 foot-tall sculpture of Bumblebee, handmade from various scrap metal parts by ScrapSculptures. Get Optimus Prime here.

Needle Micro Sculptures

Needle Micro Sculptures

Artist Willard Wigan uses a microscope to help create incredibly detailed miniature sculptures which reside in the tiniest of places – inside the eye of a needle. (Second hat tip to Faith is Torment.)

Wire Sculptures

Wire Sculptures

UK artist Derek Kinzett creates incredibly detailed sculptural figures using precisely formed lengths of wire. His life-size human forms are pretty amazing, but we’re partial to the motorcycle.

Adventures of the Eyes

Adventures of the Eyes

Takanori Aiba’s collection of miniature structures were inspired by his earlier experiences in making bonsai and illustrating mazes. The detailed beauty of each work is mind-boggling.

Shattered CD Sculptures

Shattered CD Sculptures

With shattered bits of old CDs, Sean Avery creates intricate sculptural animals, insects and birds, making fur and feathers from the shards. Where was this guy back in the AOL days?

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