October 19, 2011

wood, glass, ceramic, steel: it's a big world out there


from the 18th SOFA [sculpture objects and functional art] exposition chicago 2011:
click on images for full view (recommended)


mark reigelman II
breaking the bottle (site specific room installation)








rob and jaap thalen
carneoolbowl 2, 2011
silver 925/000, precious stones (carneool)








alain mailland
touch of zen 2, 2010
locust burl







tevita havea
momo, 2011
glass, wood, twine








vivian beer
ruby red slipper (anchored candy no.3) 2010
steel, automotive paint and patina








stanislav libensky and jaroslava brychtova
blue pyramid, 1993-94
cast glass







bruce metcalf
tumble 2011
carved and gold-leafed wood, 18k gold, silver, glass, brass, foam







john kiley
purple red 2011








zora palova
blue bridge, 2011
cast glass







jun kaneko
dango 09-04-17, 2009
glazed ceramic









christian burchard
another literary dynasty #1
blanched madrone burl







suharu fukami
time of serenity, 2011
porcelain with celadon glaze







norma minkowitz
his heart's in his head, 1989
fiber mesh and paint


more big world posts








1 comments:

Susanne said...

so much beautiful and interesting shapes in the world

my favorites in this series
breaking the bottle
ruby red slipper
blue bridge