Ceramic sculptures by Steen Ipsen

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By Low Lai Chow in New Design on Saturday 16 June 2012

Danish ceramic artist Steen Ipsen creates unique forms from repeating and combining elements of form in his works, walking a tight rope between structure and randomness. They look like huge molecular structures that somehow end up basic and majestic at the same time.

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Reclaimed material art by the late Noah Purifoy

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By Stacy Conde in New Art on Thursday 7 June 2012

Inspirational reclaimed material artist, sadly now deceased, Noah Purifoy was a founding director of the Watts Tower Art Center in Los Angeles. He was an early pioneer for social change via the arts.

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Resin sculptures by Spanish artist Dafne Artigot

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By Mapydh in New Art on Wednesday 30 May 2012

Dafne Artigot is a Spanish artist who lives in Madrid. Her work is based around sculpture, using materials like polyurethane resin and foam. Her figures represent human decadence, playing with the idea about how our bodies become old and fat as time passes by. The tattoos on skin help to represent the decadence process of our souls, filled with messages that remains the glory days.

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Awesome paper sculptures by Helen Musselwhite

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By Gemma Robinson in New Art on Saturday 19 May 2012

I recently came across Helen Musselwhite’s beautiful paper sculptures. Inspired by nature, her stunningly intricate layered designs draw you into a fairytale world of forests, flowers and hedgerows. Her framed pieces make beautiful wall art, but it’s her haunting sculptures in glass domes that really stick in my mind.

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Disturbing hyper-realistic sculptures by Choi Xoo Ang

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By Rob Viola in New Art on Wednesday 16 May 2012

Ang is a Korean sculptor who specializes in disturbing, hyper-realistic human forms. Pain, oppression and torture dominate as themes, but the verisimilitude of the works lets in some crucial breaths of humanity and empathy.

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