Ruth Power’s exquisite sculptures come from an odd source: Japanese tentacle pornography. It all began she she typed ‘tentacle’ into Google images (with the Safe Search off!) and began to research her explicit findings in depth. The fruits of her labour resulted in very fine, translucent porcelain sculptures of her own body parts, adorned with […]
Like a secular monk for the 21st century, Charles Harlan’s meditations over common industrial and household objects create a transcendental experience for the viewer. Ceiling fans, clothes hangers, a prostrate ladder, and pieces of piping are as important as clouds and trees and grains of sand for the modern ascetic to ponder.
Taking inspiration from the work of the originator of this origami artform, Professor Masahiro Chatani, Amsterdam-based Ingrid Siliakus does paper replicates of the ‘buildings of master architects and intricate abstract sculptures’.
These sculptures by Korean artist Gwon Osang are made from hundreds of photographs of the original subjects, overlayed onto life-sized mannequins to create an effect which is both realistic and surreal at the same time.