Category: Sculpture

Zak Ové: Invisible Men

Yorkshire Sculpture Park  has just installed an extraordinary assembly of 80 sculptures by British-Trinidadian artist Zak Ové. Black and Blue: The Invisible Man and the Masque of Blackness. This is a mass of identical two-metre-tall figures, placed in the park’s 18th century landscape.

9/150: Sorel Etrog, Existentialist

Sorel Etrog (1933-2014)  is best known for his abstracted figurative sculpture, some of it currently on exhibition at Winchester Galleries in Victoria, B.C. (above). Etrog was a towering figure in Canadian modern art, as well as an accomplished writer.

The Walking Strandbeest

Dutch artist Theo Jansen has spent 20 years perfecting these giant mechanical creatures called Strandbeests that can walk on their own. With skeletons fashioned from lightweight PVC tubes, wind propels their wing-like sails, which then drives their feet to walk sideways.