Have Crayons, Will Build: Herb Williams @ Oz, Nashville

Juxtapoz // Friday, March 14, 2014
The OZ in Nashville is getting set to showcase Herb Williams' crayon sculptures in a one-night exhibition, "Personal Best" on March 20, 2014. As the gallery notes, "Although Herb Williams works with many different mediums and materials, he is one of the only individuals in the world with an account at Crayola. He creates original sculptures out of hundreds of thousands of individual crayons, and he’s earned accolades for these sculptures through Ripley’s and The Guinness Book of World Records. ...

The Work Of Diem Chau

Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 13, 2014
We cannot stop looking at these tiny beautiful crayon sculptures by Diem Chau, a true storyteller. Chau creates delicate vignettes, resulting in work that combines sensibility and minimalism.

Made from Wood: The Sculptures of Yoshitoshi Kanemaki

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, March 12, 2014
These are kind of creepy don't you think? Like, if you walked into a friend's house and saw these heads, cut from wood, sitting on their mantle, you may have a few questions. Then again, people who get those weird Harry and the Hendersons bigfoot statues on the side of the road in Humboldt County are a little weird, too. We prefer the creativity of Japanese-based sculptor and woodworker, Yoshitoshi Kanemaki. 

Erwin Wurm "Synthesa" @ Lehmann Maupin, NYC

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 10, 2014
Lehmann Maupin is pleased to present Synthesa, an exhibition of new works by Erwin Wurm, on view April 19, 2014 at the gallery’s 540 West 26th Street location. Working in a variety of media, including photography, performance, video, and painting, Wurm always considers his practice from a sculptural perspective...

Paper Sculptures by Eric Standley

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, March 05, 2014
Virginia-based artist Eric Standley utilized laser cutting tecniques to create these intricate and ultra-thin paper sculptures that are based on Gothic, Greek, and Islamic techniques. Standley is an Associate Professor of Studio Art at Virigina Tech. According to the artist, 'he holds allegiance to a faith of his own construction, which is reinvented on a dialy bases.'

Clay Illustrations by Irma Gruenholz

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, March 04, 2014
Step into the imaginative world of Irma Gruenholz, where she creates three-dimensional clay illustrations. Hand-crafted, the sculptural scenes invoke a soft human touch yet depict a slightly eccentric world of uncertain possibilites...

Tomokazu Matsuyama's Sculptures

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 03, 2014
We've previously enjoyed Tomokazu Matsuyama's paintings on this site before, but this morning we thought we'd show you some of his sculptures. Matsuyama spent his childhood between Japan and America, bring up questions about his national and individual identity. This is reflected in both the style and subject of many of his paintings as he draws influences from both modern art and Japanese art from the Edo and Meiji eras.  

Li Hongbo "Tools of Study" @ Klein Sun Gallery, NYC

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 27, 2014
Klein Sun Gallery is delighted to announce the inauguration of our new space with Li Hongbo’s first solo exhibition in the United States, Tools of Study. With what appears to be impeccable recreations of carved porcelain masterpieces, the sculptures are in fact entirely comprised of thousands of layers of paper. Li Hongbo's stunning, stretchable, paper sculptures, inspired by both traditional folk art and his time as a student learning to sculpt, challenge our perceptions. The video is incredible... 

Joris Aarman's Metal 3D Printing Robot

Juxtapoz // Monday, February 24, 2014
Dutch designer Joris Laarman, who previously developed a 3D-printing technique that uses quick-drying resin to draw sculptures in mid-air, has recently created a robot that can print with metals including stainless steel, aluminum, bronze or copper. Using a robot typically used in car manufacturing, the method ads small amounts of molten metal at a time, allowing for lines to be printed in mid air. The lines can also be printed to intersect with each other, creating self-supporting structures.

Studio Bertjan Pot's Masks

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 21, 2014
Dutch designer Bertjan Pot's masks were the product of a failed material experiment. "I wanted to find out if by stitching a rope together I could make a large flat carpet. Instead of flat, the samples got curvy. When I was about to give up on the carpet, Vladi came up with the idea of ​​shaping the rope into masks. The possibilities are endless, I’m meeting new faces every day."

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