Sculpted from cardboard by eye with no blueprints and no plans by Agdag, who just gets to work on his unforgiving medium with scalpels and glue.
A spectacular sculpture soaring over Goodwood House in West Sussex at this year’s Goodwood Festival Of Speed – 26m high, 90m long and comprised of 160 tonnes of steel – a 1934 Mercedes Benz W25 and the 2013 Mercedes AMG Petronas Team’s F1 W04 pass each other on opposite sides of racing history.
Jizai Okimono is a niche Japanese craft dating back to the late 1700s when metalsmiths found themselves with a lot of time on their hands as the demand for multi-plate armour waned. It involves the meticulous carving of hyperrealistic animals with fully articulating, anatomically correct joints.
Here, 25 year-old sculptor Ryosuke Ohtake carves a lobster from boxwood for an exhibition at Tokyu Department Store – a feat made all the more impressive by the fact that it was apparently his first attempt at the craft.
A huge walk-through installation combining traditional Japanese kite-making and sculpture, giving viewers the rather wonderful impression of being inside a three dimensional painting.
Why yes it is a curvaceous, scantily-clad woman covered in smut dancing in front of a mirror wearing a witch mask.
Since you ask.