Incredible wood carvings by Maskull Laserre

The Flying Dutchman Reader Find

By The Flying Dutchman in New Art on Friday 11 April 2014

The Devil is in the details. Upon first glance, the work of Maskull Laserre seems like just another contemporary art show, seemingly random found objects arranged in a gallery space. We then notice these everyday items, which all happen to be made of wood, appear to be badly damaged in one way or another. Of […]

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Crayons with the alphabet meticulously carved into it

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Art on Friday 10 January 2014

US-based artist Diem Chau has been making waves with her intricately carved works, that’s for sure. Her Northwest Natives Alphabet Set takes 52 crayons, half representing all the 26 alphabet letters, and the other half of which stand for the corresponding word spelled with each letter. The Yuma myotis (or Vesper bat) is quite cute.

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The incredible pumpkin and squash carving of Villafane Studios

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Saturday 5 October 2013

Halloween is a month away, and you know what that means: it’s time to sharpen and show off your pumpkin carving skills! Though don’t be too cocky just yet. Take a look at the works of master sculptor, Ray Villafane and his crew at Villafane Studios and you’ll be floored by their pumpkin carving abilities. […]

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Intricate tire carvings by Wim Delvoye

Michele Banks Reader Find

By Michele Banks in New Art on Wednesday 3 October 2012

Belgian artist Wim Delvoye created these unique sculptures by hand-carving elaborate floral and geometric patterns into used tires. Delvoye’s whimsical work merges the rugged with the rococo. For example, in his cement mixer, which might look right at home in Versailles. These pieces contrast sharply with his with his colorful, SimCity inspired website, which encourages visitors to wander among his many artistic pursuits.

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