• Ornate Birds and Sea Creatures Spring to Life With Environmental Embellishments of Flowers and Foliage

    30 days ago - By Colossal

    Artist Ellen Jewett continues to create sculptures of animals from the land and sea, crafting realistic depictions with a surreal edge. Each porcelain creature features elaborate elements that connect the animal back to its natural environment-such as green leaves that sprout from the wings of a black cockatoo, or tiny yellow fish that are found along the spines of her ornately patterned seahorses.
    After she forms each sea turtle, octopus, or fish from porcelain, Jewett free-models a wire armature by hand and coats the piece in polymer. This addition allows her to connect detailed elements...
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  • Air Sea Land: Okuda's Largest Public Art Project Brings Colorful Sculptures to the Streets of Boston

    Air Sea Land: Okuda's Largest Public Art Project Brings Colorful Sculptures to the Streets of Boston

    30 days ago - By Colossal

    Seven towering sculptures comprised of brightly colored facets have recently landed on the streets of Boston, courtesy of Okuda San Miguel. The multi-disciplinary Spanish artist, best known for his colorful interventions in and on buildings around the world, installed the series of seven sculptures called Air Sea Land in Boston's seaport corridor. Okuda's creations range from eight to twelve feet tall, and include regional wildlife like deer and squirrels, while also integrating mythological elements like a scaly humanoid sea creature and a seagull with arms and legs. Air Sea Land which is...
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