"Big Kastenmann” by Erwin Wurm at the Standard Hotel

Street Art // Friday, July 27, 2012
Austrian artist, Erwin Wurm, has taken over the outdoor plaza of the Standard Hotel in New York with am 18-foot, 1.6-ton sculpture of a headless box man. The artist’s new sculpture titled “Big Kastenmann” now occupies the space where KAWS' sculpture “Companion Passing Through” once stood last summer.  A giant crane needed to install the large piece and the following video documents the installation process.

Gregor Gaida's Aluminum "Attaboys"

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Bremen, Germany based artist, Gregor Gaida, has often made sculpture work based around the aggressive or emotional acts of mankind, and his series, Attaboys is no exception. The aluminum sculptures appear to be destroying a gallery floor, a change from a similar body of work in 2008 where Gaida's boy sculptures were drawing with chalk. 

Sculpture Art by Chun Sung-Myung

Juxtapoz // Thursday, July 12, 2012
Fantastic, intense works by Korea sculpture artist, Chun Sung-Myung. The faces are of his own, and the photorealistic quality makes them even more eerie to stare at. We did a bit of looking around the web to see what everyone was saying about the work, and we heard a lot of Aphex Twin references. We say ... good call.

Paola Pivi's "How I Roll" Site-Specific Installation in Central Park, NYC

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, July 10, 2012
A six-seat airplane will continue to roll in a circular motion 24 hours a day until August 26th, 2012 in Central Park. Alaskan-based artist, Paola Pivi, created this site-specific installation with the help of New York’s public art fund. How I Roll is part of a series of sculptures Pivi has created from large machinery, making them move and function in ways not originally intended.

The Nylon Sculptures of Rosa Verloop

Juxtapoz // Monday, July 09, 2012
An interesting use of a stocking. Dutch artist Rosa Verloop has created these fantastic nylon sculptures, where she has taken common stockings and molded. folded, squeezed, and created interesting, layered facial structures. She uses regular pins to keep the stockings in the shape of a facial structure. 

"The Four Seasons" by Philip Haas

Street Art // Saturday, July 07, 2012
Four 15-foot-high fiberglass sculptures representing the four seasons currently occupy the garden of the Dulwich Picture Gallery in London.  The sculptures were created by artist and filmmaker, Philip Hass, who was inspired by Giuseppe Arcimboldo’s Renaissance paintings of the four seasons, comprising Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter.  They are creepy, peculiar, and very well done.

"How I Roll" by Paola Pivi

Street Art // Friday, July 06, 2012
A six-seat airplane will continue to roll in a circular motion 24 hours a day until August 26th, 2012 in Central Park.  Alaskan-based artist, Paola Pivi, created this site-specific installation with the help of New York’s public art fund.  “How I Roll” is part of a series of sculptures Pivi has created from large machinery, making them move and function in ways not originally intended.

Discarded Plastic Bottles turned to Giant Fish Sculptures

Street Art // Thursday, June 21, 2012
Think how many large fish sculptures could be created out of one days worth of world consumption of plastic water bottles, it would be much larger than a school of fish.  In conjunction with the UN Conference of Sustainable Development (Rio+20) a number of illuminated fish sculptures were created from discarded plastic bottles in Rio De Janeiro.

The Sculpture work of Juan Muñoz

Street Art // Thursday, June 21, 2012
Working primarily with resin, paper mache, and bronze, Spanish sculptor, Juan Muñoz, has shown extensively internationally (including the Guggenheim Museum in New York and Tate Modern in London) creating public and gallery work.  He broke many of the traditional rules of sculpting when he began creating work in a “narrative” manner, consisting of creating smaller than life-size figures in an atmosphere of mutual interaction.

Dissecting Giant Lego Men by Jason Freeny

Juxtapoz // Thursday, June 21, 2012
This isn't the first time we have posted about Jason Freeny and his dissection of pop-culture toys (see Care Bears), but we have to hand it to him on these giant LEGO men that he has sculpted and, of course, dissected. Nothing says Thursday morning blues like seeing the hypothetical guts of your favorite children's toys.

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