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.
New York based artist Danny Rozin makes interactive art in the literal sense.
Some of his best known works are actuated ‘mirror sculptures’ which track the silhouettes of viewers via video sensors, translating them into real time kinetic reflections.
Above: Weave Mirror (2007), Angles Mirror 2013), Trash Mirror No. 3 (2011) and Fan Mirror (2013)