Artist Bernie Mitchell creates these art sculpture masterpieces from drywall and the results are really wonderful. You can watch him use different tools in order to shape out landscape images and animals and finger objects to bring out the detail. It’s always fun seeing art get made in the most inventive of ways.
Derek Hugger is a sculptor, but instead of working in an inanimate medium like clay or marble, his creations are marvels of kinetic engineering made from gears, cams, and a complex assortment of moving parts.
Behold "Bleeding," an absolutely incredible sand sculpture by Quebec City-based artist Guy-Olivier Deveau. It's so freakishly good it makes us not want to pick up a shovel and pail ever again.
Beachgoers on a Dorset beach were in for quite a jolt earlier this week as they encountered what appeared to be the remains of a giant dragon. In reality, it's a sculpture put together by Blinkbox to promote the third season of Game of Thrones which is arriving to the service.
Behold Lion Man, an ancient figurine sculpted from a mammoth's tusk. Discovered back in 1939, this remarkable ice age piece was initially dated at 32,000 years-old, but a new carbon dating analysis has pushed it further back in time to 40,000 years ago — making it the oldest figurative sculpture ever discovered. So…
No offense to modern horror movie directors, but when it comes to pioneering straight-up ickiness, anatomists and biological sculptors from the late 1600s to mid-1800s had today's fright-masters beat by centuries.
A pleasant stroll through the park turns into an apocalyptic showdown when the public art spews a fireball in your direction. That's just an ordinary day with Yanobe Kenji's fire-breathing robotic sculptures.
For New Year's Eve in Ecuador, massive paper-and-wood figures known as "años viejos" (Spanish for "old years") are burnt to usher out the past 365 days. These elaborate sculptures depict everyone from Chucky the evil doll to Cable from the X-Men, who are all summarily incinerated as the clock runs down.
After sitting outside for 20 years, the spaceship model of the Nostromo from Alien was in rough shape. Hell, an entire possum skeleton was discovered in its interior (and no, the possum wasn't the victim of a chestburster*).
The artist Stephane Halleux's characters blend a steampunk sensibility with Tim Burton's gothy darkness, as they connect to strange machines, including robots, mechanical bat wings, and a beauty machine.
In Brandon Jan Blommaert's "Eco Station" sculptures, discarded objects are recycled into alien bodies and set loose against Earthly landscapes.
Bronze sculptures can be so boring. That's why Spanish street sculptor SpY—who became famous as a graffiti artist in the 80s—re-imagines them as offbeat androids doing ordinary human things. Here you can see his robotic officer sweeping the street, and below there's a bot with a gas mask reading the morning paper,…