harrietpophamtextiles: Embroidered Architecture - Prague /// this would be a great idea for a string study as it is unusual and really creative.

Ruth Asawa. Strong use of etchings, cross-hatching and also texture is evident through line pattern work. Great use of darker off-white colour to demonstrate shadow from a 2D drawing.

California sculptor Ruth Asawa dies

"Untitled early Copper wire, sculpture by Ruth Asawa, courtesy of The Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco Ran on: quo;Untitled circa early one of several wire sculptures by Ruth Asawa hanging at the de Young Museum. Photo: Laurence Cuneo @ Studio Inc

Urbanised wire sculptures Barbara Licha 6

Arts & Crafts #174

Sydney based artist Barbara Licha creates beautiful wire sculptures that explore the physical and emotional space of our contemporary urban .

On point, arms extended — Wire — Sculptures — Martin Wright, Artist

On point, arms extended — Wire — Sculptures — Martin Wright, Artist Space--expansion.

Crocheted wire sculptures / Ruth Asawa. (found via @Gemma Docherty Docherty Athena)

crocheted wire sculptures by Ruth Asawa De Young Museum, San Francisco

We typically think of steel in conjuncture with the frame: straight and rigid but here the steel is flowing and almost looks printed. Maybe our initial assumptions of this material are no longer accurate in this day and age with different technologies and material properties. If so what new applications can we find for steel?

Perceiving the Flow: Human Figures Composed of Unraveling Stainless Steel Ribbons by Gil Bruvel Though cast from bands of stainless steel ribbons, these figurative sculptures by Texas-based artist Gil.


Wire Sculpture by Richard Stainthorp

Breathtaking Wire Sculptures Capture the Fluidity of the Human Body English artist Richard Stainthorp captures the beautiful energy and fluidity of the human body using wire. The life-sized sculptures feature both figures in motion and at rest,.


Wire sculpture done by Leigh Pennebaker. The dress sculptures explore the female form, spirit and gesture without representing actual body parts. Pennebaker uses jagged metal fencing and rebar tie-wire to construct the dresses.

Υπό- κλίση - Elena Tsigaridou. Three rotating cubes with a different version of the image on each face.

Elena Tsigaridou- This could be transformed into a lovely drawing assignment.

Urbanised wire sculptures Barbara Licha 2

Arts & Crafts #174

Polish-born artist Barbara Licha now lives and works in Sydney, Australia. Though she also works in paint and other forms of mixed media, her tangled wire sculptures of figures in various poses and states of suspension really caught my eye.

Rania Hassan - "My work is about levels of connectedness. I paint, draw, and knit to represent these moments. We are all connected somehow."

Eliot Rania Hassan combines knitting and painting to weave sculptural s