Chris Ofili makes extraordinary art from Elephant dung

Vas Vega Reader Find

By Vas Vega in New Art on Tuesday 19 July 2011

Chris Ofili has been famous for a long-time — making art out of Elephant dung. I didn’t know that, but was taken on a date to the Tate in London to see his exhibit.

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Claes Oldenburg

Lin Tan Reader Find

By Lin Tan in New Art on Monday 12 July 2010

What is it about typically tiny things made into giant large scale sculptures that makes it so appealing? Swedish sculptor, Claes Oldenburg does just that by replicating everyday objects into huge, fun, public art installations. At the Tate Modern, a mammoth sized 3-way plug hangs above an exhibition space. And in the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, Oldenburg’s delectable Spoonbridge and Cherry artwork.

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