There’s more than meets the eye to this pile of rubble in Vancouver, BC. Made to resemble a demolition site, it’s actually an art installation by Shanghai-based artist collective MadeIn Company.
Artist Ray Villafane and his team carved these amazing zombie pumpkins at the New York Botanical Garden as part of the Haunted Pumpkin Garden exhibit for Halloween. One of the pumpkins they used weighed more than 1800 pounds!
Czech artist David Cerny created a double-decker bus doing push-ups in order to celebrate the 2012 Olympic Games in London. The robotic sculpture, called London Booster, comes with two huge arms, accompanied by groans and video projections in the windows
Japanese artist Takanori Aiba created this amazing bonsai treehouse sculpture called Bonsai-B using stone clay, epoxy putty, copper line, plastic, and resin.
Korean artist U-Ram Choe created a fascinating kinetic seal-like sculpture that appears to be breathing. Guardian of the Hole (Custos Cavum in Latin) is the name of the piece, and it is currently on display at the Asia Society Museum in New York City through December 31, 2011.
Two of the world’s largest pumpkins were used by the carving master Ray Villafane to make an awesome pumpkin sculpture with zombies crawling out of it. Villafane is carving more pumpkins like this at the New York Botanical Garden and they’ll all be displayed through Halloween.
This wax sculpture of a sleeping woman was created by Belgian fashion design firm A. F. Vandevorst. The sculpture is embedded with candles and it was displayed at the 2011 Arnhem Mode Biennale.
Artist Jeremy Mayer makes wonderful sculptures made from old typewriter parts. Mayer’s art process starts by disassembling typewriters and then reassembling them into full-scale, anatomically correct human figures and animals.
I love bananas and I also love art, but an unknown Japanese artist managed to combine those two things by making great banana carvings. Delicious!