Thursday, November 20, 2008

Contemporary Sculptures

Sound Wave: made of melted vinyl records:

On 2007, Korean artist Jean Shin created Sound Wave out of melted vinyl records. The sculpture was part of The Museum of Art and Design’s exhibit "Second Lives: Remixing the Ordinary." The artist explained the sculpture shows "the inevitable waves of technology that render each successive generation of recordable media obsolete."

Controller of the Universe: dozens of tools suspended in the air:

The 2007 sculpture by Dami├ín Ortega Controller of the Universe consists of scores of suspended hand tools pointing outward as though in midexplosion. It’s part of the exhibit "That Was Then ... This Is Now" at the P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center.

Reach for Light: a Skateboard Flower Sculpture:

Reach for Light is a Skateboard Flower Sculpture made by Ted Hunter form Roarockit Skateboard Co. The flower petal designs are actually printed using photo’s of real tulip petals. It was shown on 2005 at the Wood Turning Center in Philadelphia.

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