by Gerry Mak in New Art on Friday 25 September 2009

Junk art often evokes nostalgia — a vintage refrigerator door used in a sculpture can suggest loss, passage of time, and distant memories. By using hubcaps from more recent car models, however, British artist Ptolemy Elrington creates futuristic-looking creatures that look like the exoskeletons of hi-tech robots.
hubcap creatures
hubcap creatures