Behold: the sculpted animals of Japanese artist Taiichiro Yoshida –armatures clad in thousands of delicately textured leaves and flowers handmade from copper, bronze and silver, rippling across the surface, or as metallic butterflies (pix1,2) poised to take flight.
The work of Russian ’xeno-urbanist’ Vadim Soloviev, who sez of the last one:
..recently, all of Moscow was covered in snow. And the giant ultra-foxes dozed peacefully in the courtyards of their so beloved “round houses”. But now it’s spring. This means that foxes will soon go away from the city, from civilization, to equip their summer ultra-burrows.
The stainless steel sculptures of Australian artist Georgie Seccull (bottom pic) who sez of her process:
We are born out of chaos in darkness and come into the light—my process is much the same: I begin with a thousand pieces scattered on the ground, then working almost like a jigsaw puzzle, I pick them up one by one and allow each piece to come together organically and dictate the outcome