Category: wood

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 […]

Henrique Oliveira: Room-Filling Amazement

Brazilian artist Henrique Oliveira creates masterful (some say evolutionary) sculptural installations from scrap, pliable wood collected from construction sites in his native city of São Paulo. The huge structures combine the disciplines of painting, sculpture, and architecture, with broken pieces of plywood set in layers like brushstrokes. (Above: […]