• Dried and Pressed Flowers Are Molded into Delicate Sculptural Vessels by Shannon Clegg

    12 days ago - By Colossal

    All images © Shannon Clegg, shared with permission
    Immersed in the flora of Cape Town's Table Mountain as a child, artist Shannon Clegg has always had an affinity for unembellished, humble materials, particularly those harvested naturally and shaped into innovative forms. This now lifelong inclination emerges in Bouquet , her series of biophilic sculptures comprised of dozens of flowers dried and pressed into intricately constructed mesh. Hollow and vase-like, the preserved works extend the vibrancy and supple forms of purple statice or burgundy kangaroo paw from approximately ten days to...
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