Paper sculptures by Li Hongbo, on view at Klein Sun through March 22nd
Cody Hudson’s new edition with Case Studyo is a porcelain sculpture that doubles as an incense burner.
Young prudes at Wellesley College are going crazy over Tony Matelli’s new hyper-realistic sculpture, Sleepwalker, which has been placed in a high-traffic outdoor location on the all-girls campus for his current exhibition, New Gravity. Not understanding that the sculpture is art, and not a real person, students have been petitioning that the work be moved out of their bubble and inside the art museum where only people who choose to view it, can. Very good preparation for the real world, ladies.
Italian photographer Chiara Goia traveled to Dong Chen, a small village in China where all the business activity revolves around the reproduction of famous sculptures.
The New York-based Satanic Temple designed a 7-foot-tall statue of Satan to be placed at the Oklahoma state Capitol, right next to a Ten Commandments monument installed back in 2012. Not just a landmark, the “statue will also have a functional purpose as a chair where people of all ages may sit on the lap of Satan for inspiration and contemplation.”
The Opportunity Artist by Ben Austen
Can the social sculptor Theaster Gates turn inner-city Chicago into art?
A kinetic sculpture by David Ellis and Roberto Lange that plays the beat to Grand Master Flash’s “The Message” while typing the lyrics out in their entirety.
For those in NYC, this is the last weekend to catch David Ellis’s show Hudson River Alley at Joshua Liner Gallery.
The City of Salem, Oregon denied a request by PETA to have a memorial statue installed at the site where a truck carrying over 5,400 chickens overturned, spilling the birds onto the pavement. Apparently,”“a considerable number” of chickens died in the crash, and many others appeared to have died during the cleanup phase.” The statue was designed by Harry Bliss.
Watch it in action after the jump
Nam June Paik’s Robot sculptures