Lines and Colors art blog

Category: Sculpture & Dimensional

  • Katharine Morling

    Among other projects, ceramic artist Katharine Morling creates ceramic sculptures that are strategically painted with black stain to give them the appearance of ink drawings. [Via The Awesomer by way of Neatorama]

  • Hari & Deepti

    Harikrishnan Panicker and Deepti Nair are an artist couple living and working in Denver, Colorado. Among their other projects, Hari & Deepti create cut paper shadow boxes, illuminated with battery powered lights. When photographed in darkness, their scenes take on a deep, theatrical feeling. Like all sculpture and dimensional work, photographs can only give a…

  • Mr. Hublot and the sculptures of Stéphane Halleux

    I’m usually not one to watch award shows; I would rather (quite literally) watch paint dry. However, in the case of the Academy Awards, I usually will take note the day after of mentions in the category of Best Animated Short Film. This year’s winner in that category, Mr. Hublot, a CGI animated short directed…

  • Calder and Abstraction

    Long time readers of Lines and Colors will know that, with a few exceptions, I’m not particularly fond of modernism — especially post-war American modernism. Sculptor Alexander calder is certainly one of the exceptions. I’ve loved his work since I was introduced to it when I was in high-school, where we were encouraged to make…

  • Rodin’s Gates of Hell

    The Gates of Hell was an ambitious and astonishing work by the French sculptor Auguste Rodin that was never realized in his lifetime. The sculpture exists in two versions, one of which was cast in bronze posthumously from reconstructed plaster casts. The work stands almost 30 feet (6m) high and 12 feet (4m) wide, with…

  • Shintaro Ohata

    Shintaro Ohata is an artist from Hiroshima, Japan who is both a painter and a sculptor. Artists who are both sculptors and painters are not unusual. Ohata, however, frequently combines the two mediums in single works in which a painting and sculpture are displayed together as a mixed two dimensional – three dimensional work. The…