by Gerry Mak in New Art on Friday 11 January 2008

Theo Jansen has been called a modern-day Da Vinci, and refers to himself as a ‘kinetic sculptor’. The Dutch artist uses everyday materials like cardboard and balsa wood to make enormous, wind-powered creatures that evoke prehistoric insects and primordial crustaceans that move with eerie and beautiful elegance.

theo jansen

 

theo jansen