• Using Found Twigs, Artist Chris Kenny Assembles Tiny Dancing Figures and Minimal Portraits

    1 month ago - By Colossal

    “Twelve twigs” (2012), construction with found twigs, 22 x 22 x 3 inches. All images © Chris Kenny
    By gathering and piecing together small twigs, London-born Chris Kenny crafts collections of dancing figures, abstract portraits, and even a small baby. As Kottke explains , the artist's sparse creations rely heavily on the human desire to see objects or patterns in inanimate objects, a term called pareidolia. Kenny shares many of his constructions on twigsaints , an Instagram account he dedicates to likening singular twig figures to saints, like St. Vincent and St. Agnes. Keep up with all of...
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