Category: Sculpture

Marthy Nasato: Human Emotions in sculptural form

Marthy Nasato’s intriguing work is part of the 13th Juried Emerging Sculptors Exhibition later this month, sponsored by the Sculptors Society of Canada, an event which also includes the ceramic figures of Magdolene Dykstra, featured on The Art Junkie this spring. Nasato says she strives to reflect human […]

Doug Owen’s Urban Horses

Sculptor Doug Owen scours junkyards for the parts that become his irreverent, urban horses. The Arizona artist’s creations are in private collections and public spaces in seven countries.  His unique treatments reflect centuries of fixation on the horse by hundreds of artists, including Picasso – who was captivated […]

Michael Hosaluk: Stories in Wood

Michael Hosaluk, an internationally known artist based in Saskatchewan, tells stories in innovative wood work, ranging from functional vessels and furniture, to highly decorative sculptural pieces  (Above: Bowl of Strange Fruit) From the series I’m a Little Teapot, wood, acrylic paint, copper, horsehair; 7″h x 7- l/4″diameter My […]

Art of the Safety Vest

Belgian-born artist Anne-Mie Melis created this sculpture from reflective safety vests. Called “Sentinel (Flash Photography is Encouraged)” it was done for Rhod 2012, held at a mill in Melin Glonc, Wales, to foster dialogue between rural and urban artists. Her work explores the visual nature of plants and […]

Pot Lids at the Palace of Versailles

Portuguese contemporary artist Joana Vasconcelos this week became the first woman featured in an exhibit at Château de Versailles. The state apartments and gardens outside Paris are full of her art, made of household materials, Vasconcelos’s way of focusing on women who worked in the palace, instead of […]