Christopher Conte

Norwegian artist Christopher Conte began working in the prosthetics field making artificial limbs for amputees for 16 years. Throughout his time, he worked in obscurity creating biomechanical sculptures which reflected his love for biomechanics, anatomy and robotics. In June 2008, he left the field to begin his career as a full-time artist. Christopher uses a…

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Hobo Coins by Aleksey Saburov

“The hobo nickel is a sculptural art form involving the creative modification of small-denomination coins, essentially resulting in miniature bas reliefs. The nickel, because of its size, thickness, and relative softness, was a favored coin for this purpose. However, the term hobo nickel is generic, as carvings have been made from many different denominations. Many…

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Seung Mo Park + Aluminum Wire = WHA?!

YO! Give me some mo’ Park! Get it? Give me “Seung Mo Park”…Give me “some more Park”…No? Okay…well, besides my really stupid and lame attempt of making a joke, Park’s newest work definitely is not and doesn’t disappoint. Seung Mo Park is no stranger to EK, and we couldn’t be more excited to see Park’s…

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Seo Young Deok

Seo Young Deok is a South Korean sculptor who uses all types of metal chains to create his series entitled, Dystopia. His latest exhibition is showcasing at the INSA/Arko Art Center in Seoul, Korea. When viewing the details of the god-like figures, you get a sense of it’s massive powerful force.

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AJ FOSIK the Wood Worker

Okay…I’ll admit…since February 2010, some of us have been in love with AJ FOSIK in an almost unhealthy and unnatural way (Foski also made it to our EK TOP 100 of 2010). What does that kind of love mean? I’m not too sure, but I hope that Mr. Fosik doesn’t pull a restraining order on…

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Guillermo Rigattieri

Artist Guillermo Rigattieri originally hails from San Rafael, Mendosa, Argentina. Rigattieri’s metal sculptures are in private collections all over the world, such as Spain, Italy, Chile, USA, Germany, Mexico, Switzerland, Brazil, Africa, Canada, France, UK, and Ireland.

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Pierre Matter

Give artist Pierre Matter a generous supply of copper, bronze, brass, steel, stainless steel, and Matter will create some intriguing sculptural pieces held together with some rivets, screws, and a couple of blasts from a welder.

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Ptolemy Elrington

UK artist Ptolemy Elrington creates wonderful animal sculptures out of used metal parts…hubcaps, shopping carts… Elrington’s new work involves transforming used rotary telephones into a flock of sheep. http://hubcapcreatures.com

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ZAC MAX

Zac Max began welding at the age of 5, and started fabricating his own metal sculptures by the age of 7. Most of Max’s work draws influences from fantasy novels, movies, the world of games, and not to mention, Tim Burton’s Nightmare Before Christmas. http://zacmax.com

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