Punched, Stomped, and Crushed Model Buildings by Erwin Wurm

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 11, 2013
Austrian artist Erwin Wurm punches, crushes, and kicks clay models of known and unknown buildings. The pieces, part of an exhibition entitled Wittgensteinian Wittgensteinian Grammar of Physical Education at Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac in France, are then cast in bronze, acrylic, and polyester and some are even coated in sliver or gold-plating.

Glowing Wire Sculptures by Cedric Le Borgne

Juxtapoz // Sunday, March 10, 2013
French artist Cedric Le Borgne creates illuminated sculptures using chicken wire. The pieces are then installed in public places, often suspended in the air. His most recent work features luminous wire birds and is entitled Le Desir et la Menace.

More Paper Sculptures by Li Hongbo

Juxtapoz // Friday, March 08, 2013
We featured Chinese book designer Li Hongbo's incredible honeycomb-inspired flexible paper skull a few weeks ago. He has also been filling galleries with larger-scale, vibrant constructions fashioned from the same complex paper patterns.  

Kenny Scharf "Squirtz" Sculpture @ The Standard

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, March 06, 2013
Coinciding with his exhibition at Paul Kasmin Gallery, The Standard, High Line is presenting an 8-foot tall scuplture entitled Squirtz by LA & Brooklyn-based artist Kenny Scharf. Kenny will be featured in the May issue of Juxtapoz Magazine!  

Giant Charred Matchstick Faces by Wolfgang Stiller

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, March 05, 2013
German artist Wolfgang Stiller created an installation of giant matchsticks featuring charred faces sculpted on to the end. Using pieces of lumber and head molds, the artist fabricated the pieces to seem as though the faces emerged after the match was struck and burned-out. 

The Startlingly Lifelike Sculptures of Patricia Piccinini

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 04, 2013
This morning we take a look at the incredible sculptures of Australian artist Patricia Piccinini. Her alien-like, mutated animal/human hybrid characters are startlingly lifelike. Fascinated with medical science and bio technology, Patricia's work encompasses sculpture, photography, video, and drawing.

Pencil Carvings by Cerkahegyzo

Juxtapoz // Friday, March 01, 2013
Last week we posted pencil carvings by Dalton Ghetti, this morning it looks like there is a rival pencil carver out there. A Budapest-based sculptor, known only as czerkahegyzo, has paid homage by replicating Ghetti's linked chains while also adding his own touch.

"Karma" Sculpture by Do Ho Suh @ New Orleans Museum of Art

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 28, 2013
Korean sculptor Do Ho Suh recently installed a 23-foot tower of piggy-backed men, each covering the eyes of the man below at the New Orleans Museum of Art. Entitled Karma, the sculpture is made from 98 cast stainless steel figures and appears to stretch infinitely into the sky.

Wood and Glass Waves by Italian Sculptor Mario Ceroli

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Italian sculptor Mario Ceroli constructed two waves, one out of glass and one out of wood. Mario trained as a sculptor at the Academy of Fine Arts in Rome and apart from his sculpture and installation pieces, often collaborated as a set designer for Italian films.

New Hyper-Realistic Sculptures by Ron Mueck

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Australian artist and master sculptor Ron Mueck is set to open a new show at Foundation Cartier in Paris on April 16th. Several newer larger-than-life-sized scuptures will be displayed alongside six of his better known works.  

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