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Spaceman Made of Coathangers

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David Mach is a London-based sculptor who owns lots of coat hangers, so he made a spaceman sculpture out of them. He also made a giant gorilla and a hooker out of hangers. We have more images and a quick recap of his sculptural method.

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Illustration for article titled Spaceman Made of Coathangers


First, Mach creates a plastic base. Then he wraps it in hundreds and hundreds of wire hangers and welds them together. Finally, he removes the plastic base and plates the whole thing in silver nickel.

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Illustration for article titled Spaceman Made of Coathangers

David Mach main page via Inventor Spot

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Annalee Newitz

@randallnathaniel: Wait, wha? Somebody is pimping that gorilla as a hooker? Call animal protective services!