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Uprooted

Jorge Mayet is a Cuban refugee now living and working in Mallorca, Spain, internationally known for his sculptures and installations . His most important works are his fantastic trees installations, depicting uprooted trees suspended by invisible threads, that seem like a metaphor for his yearning for his homeland.

Recycled Clothing turned into Art

Cuban born duo Guerra de la Paz  is the composite name of  Alain Guerra  and Neraldo de la Paz.  Their work is based on a combination of traditional disciplines and experimentation with dimension and the use of unconventional materials. It is inspired by an essential familiarity with the ready-made and the archaeological qualities that found…

Macabre Sculptures by Maria Rubinke

Danish artist Maria Rubinke creates traditional porcelain sculptures, but  in a twisted  manner. Her sculptural works portrait children in gruesome situations. A combination of cute and gore. Although criticized  by many, Maria Rubinke has her unique art style.

The Dissolving Sculptures of Tomohiro Inaba

Tomohiro Inaba is attracted to iron as a material among other reasons because it begins to rust and decay upon contact with air, practically the moment it is created. Though made from solid wire, many of his works appear freely woven. Like caught between two dimensions,  start off anatomically perfect, but they end in to disintegrate…

Life-like Wood Sculptures by Bruno Walpoth

Italian artist Bruno Walpoth creates haunting,  lifelike sculptures out of wood. Walpoth uses semi-translucent paint to coat his works, to ensure that the wood grains are visible. Each of his works is an attempt to breathe a living soul into carved wood. Walpoth points to the sculptures’ expressions: “When standing in front of the work,…

Taxidermy Fairies by Cedric Laquieze

Amsterdam-based artist Cedric Laquieze has created a fantastical series of taxidermy fairies. Composed of bones, plants, feathers, and insect parts Laquieze’s otherworldly creatures may not look like the typical fairies but they are technically brilliant and visually intriguing.

Surreal Juxtapositions

London-bases artist Nancy Fouts produces weird objects, a strange fusion of opposite components which brings a whole new look in the compounded material. Such as a money purse with teeth or thorns on a balloon. Everyday objects, animals or symbols are being rearranged to change its original character.

Cardboard Flying Machines by Daniel Agdag

Melbourne-based artist Daniel Agdag’s work with a material as mundane as cardboard is nothing short of magical. He creates painstakingly intricate cardboard sculptures of unbelievably delicate and complex industrial flying machines. Agdag describes his process as ‘sketching with cardboard’,  as he makes no detailed plans or drawings of the pieces he creates. These beautiful sculptures…

Wire Fairies by Robin Wight

Inspired by an inexplicable real life encounter, the fantasy fairies are painstakingly created from galvanised and stainless steel wire, by UK wire artist Robin Wight. Every fairy is a handmade sculpture uniquely crafted to your desired pose and installation requirements. The artist currently has several pieces on view at the Trentham Gardens.