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Seeds
 
The intricacy and diversity of the seed.
Chinese Garbage
 
Yao Lu an emerging Chinese artist digitally reworks photos of garbage into traditional Chinese landscape paintings.
The Art of Firewood
 
Inspiration for logs and firewood.
Button Art
 
There must be millions of small boxes and bottles of buttons tucked away in people's dresser drawers throughout the world...
Cork Art
 
Innovative use of sustainable, recyclable cork.
Netherlandish Redo
 
Updating the Dutch/Flemish portrait with modern disposables...
Chicken Wire Sculptures
 
Artists around the world are finding chicken wire and wire mesh an exciting medium to sculpt with.
Barbed Wire and Wire Sculptures
 
Wire sculpture inspiration. Large scale works incorporate metal waste within the wire wrapped sculptures.
Telephone Wire
 
Inside a thick insulating sleeve are 50 PVC-coated easily bendable, copper wires in all different colors. Keep the PVC out of landfills by turning it into art.
Circuit Board Art
 
Hidden from view for years, circuitry was only for function, covered with components and buried within a machine. Until artists started seeing circuitry's unique beauty.
Willow Sculpture
 
Weaving art with willow branches.
Alexandre Farto
 
Portuguese artist Alexandre Farto, (aka Vhils) deconstructs building's walls using chisels, drills, jackhammers and small explosives to produce his large-scale wall murals. Farto exposes layers of history through the destruction of selective pieces of wall and billboard.
Driftwood and Scrap Wood Sculptures
 
Recycled wood sculptures by Andries Botha, Deborah Butterfield, Heather Jansch and more...
Fibonacci in Nature
 
The fibonacci spiral is a path of least resistance.
Ilana Shafir
 
Mosaic inspiration inspired by nature.
Ant Photography
 
Mr. Pavlov sets up the props, the ants happily play with them.
Terraced Farms
 
Although a great deal of labor to create, many of these terraces have been in use for over a thousand years.
Arthur Rackham Illustrations
 
Hugh Comstock was very familiar with Rackham's illustrations and when his wife asked him to build her a showroom for her handmade rag dolls “Otsy-Totsys”, the first time builder looked to Arthur Rackman's illustrations and built his wife a Rackham-inspired cottage called Hansel.
Succulent Inspiration
 
Just a spritz of water here and there...
Fairie Dwellings
 
Be they imagination or real, legend says that fairies will come and live in a house they like.
 
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Bamboo Sculpture
Madake is large bamboo having thick-walled culms (poles).



bamboo sculpture
Bamboo sculpture
Bamboo Fibonacci Tunnel by Akio Hizume www.starcage.org




bamboo sculpture
Bamboo sculpture
Kawashima Shigeo's Ring at the Kennedy Center. Sliced bamboo held together with black cotton twine. textilearts.com See 'making of' video: artsedge.kennedy-center.org




bamboo sculpture
Bamboo sculpture
Universal Circle by Kawashima Shigeo, 2008. Sliced bamboo held together with black cotton twine. www.flickr.com




bamboo sculpture
Bamboo sculpture
Big Bambu Installation by Doug and Mike Starn, reconstructed at the Venice Biennale. Photo: thewindow.barneys.com




bamboo sculpture
Bamboo sculpture
Big Bambu Installation by Doug and Mike Starn on the rooftop of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY. This one hundred foot long sculpture used 5,000 bamboo poles lashed together with 50 miles of colored nylon ropes. Photo by Scott Dunn, www.flickr.com




bamboo sculpture
Bamboo sculpture
Big Bambu Installation by Doug and Mike Starn on the rooftop of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY. Good video about the process here: www.youtube.com



bamboo sculpture
Bamboo sculpture
Big Bambu Installation by Doug and Mike Starn on the rooftop of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY. More great photos here: www.shotbyjake.com




bamboo construction
Bamboo sculpture
Big Bambu Installation by Doug and Mike Starn on the rooftop of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY.



bamboo sculpture

Bamboo Sphere in La Bambouseraie d’Anduze photo by Sebastien Abric www.fotopassion.fr



bamboo sculpture

La Bambouseraie, near Arles, France. Photo: Max R. www.flickr.com




bamboo sculpture
Bamboo sculpture
La Bambouseraie entrance - Anduze, France. www.bambouseraie.com



bamboo sculpture
Bamboo Installation, Museum of Modern Art, NY. Photo: Frank Oudeman. www.bambus.de



bamboo sculpture

Bamboo Sculpture by Tetsunori Kawana at the NY Botanical Garden, photo by Ivo M. Vermeulen. www.flickr.com



bamboo sculpture
Bamboo sculpture
Tetsunori Kawana, photo: fotologue.jp/Kawana




bamboo sculpture
Bamboo sculpture
Bamboo Water by Tetsunori Kawana, photo: fotologue.jp/Kawana




bamboo sculpture
Bamboo sculpture
Tetsunori Kawana's Passages at the Mint Museum, Charlotte, 2011. Photo: robertwilliamsofbrooklyn.blogspot.com




bamboo sculpture
Bamboo sculpture
Tetsunori Kawana, photo: fotologue.jp/Kawana




bamboo sculpture
Bamboo sculpture
Akio Hizume's Star Cage is a Mu Magari. www.starcage.org




bamboo sculpture
Bamboo sculpture
Akio Hizume's Sunflower Tower uses 300 - 4m poles. For more pics: www.starcage.org




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Nagakura Kenichi Star Dust, 2003, madake {h. 17 1/2 in, w. 19 in, d. 10 in}. Courtesy of Tai Gallery/Textile Arts. www.americancraftmag.org



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Bamboo sculpture Avis Unda by Charissa Brock, www.charissabrock.com
Bamboo can be cut, stacked, glued, sanded, split, bent, woven and sewn.


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Charissa Brock, detaill of Avis Unda, www.charissabrock.com




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Bamboo Sunflower by Charissa Brock, www.charissabrock.com




bamboo sculpture
bamboo sculpture
Charissa Brock, Quiet Standing, detail. www.charissabrock.com




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Charissa Brock, Dance of the Red Dawn, detail. www.charissabrock.com




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Bamboo Platter (sliced) by Charissa Brock, www.charissabrock.com




bamboo sculptureBamboo bowl
Bamboo Teapot by Charissa Brock, www.charissabrock.com




bamboo sculpture
Bamboo sculpture
Into the Wind by Charissa Brock www.charissabrock.com

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bamboo sculpture
Bamboo sculpture
Budding Beauty by Monden Kyogoku www.textilearts.com



bamboo sculpture
Bamboo sculpture
'Streaming Light' by Honma Kazuaki (b.1930) made from smoked bamboo taken from the eaves of an old farmhouse. Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, www.flickr.com




bamboo sculpture

Morigami Jin Harmony II, 2006, www.americancraftmag.org



bamboo sculpture

Bamboo Sculpture at the Burning Man Festival, 2006. Photo by Chris Alexander www.flickr.com



bamboo sculpture

Burning Man Festival - Solar Lights on Bamboo Structures. www.calibamboo.com




bamboo sculpture

Bamboo Sculpture by Andy Goldsworthy
November 1987, Kinagashima-Cho, Japan
www.sculpture.org.uk



bamboo sculpture

Bamboo Cocoon by Jiro Yonezawa, galleryconnexion.ca




bamboo sculpture

Charissa Brock at work, www.charissabrock.com



bamboo sculpture

The Forest Pavilion serves as a meeting and performance space for visitors to the Da Nong Da Fu Forest and Eco-park in Hualien province, Taiwan. NArchitects. Photo by Iwan Baan, www.archdaily.com



bamboo sculpture

Bamboo basket making. Photo: Otomodachi www.flickr.com



bamboo sculpture
bamboo sculpture
Bamboo basket making. Photo: Otomodachi www.flickr.com



bamboo sculpture

Michael Murphy's Portrait of Moses Collins in bamboo and steel wire. 8' x 14'. morristsai.com



bamboo sculpture

Charissa Brock's Suit of Armour, www.charissabrock.com



Bamboo is the biggest member of the grass family and has thousands of uses. It can be pressed, flattened, molded, sliced, burnt or carved. It is used as paper, flooring, musical instruments; its leaves, as livestock feed; and its shoots are popular in Asian cuisines. Bamboo supports millions of people in cottage industries worldwide.


Three Common Bamboos:
Madake, is a primary building bamboo with thick, strong hulls.
Meyeri, is thinner and more flexible.
Moso is giant, and has been used to build houses in Asia for thousands of years.



Resources:

Buy Bamboo:
Cali Bamboo, San Diego: www.calibamboo.com
In Dudley, Georgia: www.thebigbamboocompany.com
In Oregon: www.bamboogarden.com
Bamboo Decking: www.moso-bamboo.com


Videos:
Kawashima Shigeo working with bamboo: artsedge.kennedy-center.org

 

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Green Art Blog Additional Posts
Showing 21 - 40 of 91 Articles
< Previous 12345 Next >
Seeds
 
The intricacy and diversity of the seed.
Chinese Garbage
 
Yao Lu an emerging Chinese artist digitally reworks photos of garbage into traditional Chinese landscape paintings.
The Art of Firewood
 
Inspiration for logs and firewood.
Button Art
 
There must be millions of small boxes and bottles of buttons tucked away in people's dresser drawers throughout the world...
Cork Art
 
Innovative use of sustainable, recyclable cork.
Netherlandish Redo
 
Updating the Dutch/Flemish portrait with modern disposables...
Chicken Wire Sculptures
 
Artists around the world are finding chicken wire and wire mesh an exciting medium to sculpt with.
Barbed Wire and Wire Sculptures
 
Wire sculpture inspiration. Large scale works incorporate metal waste within the wire wrapped sculptures.
Telephone Wire
 
Inside a thick insulating sleeve are 50 PVC-coated easily bendable, copper wires in all different colors. Keep the PVC out of landfills by turning it into art.
Circuit Board Art
 
Hidden from view for years, circuitry was only for function, covered with components and buried within a machine. Until artists started seeing circuitry's unique beauty.
Willow Sculpture
 
Weaving art with willow branches.
Alexandre Farto
 
Portuguese artist Alexandre Farto, (aka Vhils) deconstructs building's walls using chisels, drills, jackhammers and small explosives to produce his large-scale wall murals. Farto exposes layers of history through the destruction of selective pieces of wall and billboard.
Driftwood and Scrap Wood Sculptures
 
Recycled wood sculptures by Andries Botha, Deborah Butterfield, Heather Jansch and more...
Fibonacci in Nature
 
The fibonacci spiral is a path of least resistance.
Ilana Shafir
 
Mosaic inspiration inspired by nature.
Ant Photography
 
Mr. Pavlov sets up the props, the ants happily play with them.
Terraced Farms
 
Although a great deal of labor to create, many of these terraces have been in use for over a thousand years.
Arthur Rackham Illustrations
 
Hugh Comstock was very familiar with Rackham's illustrations and when his wife asked him to build her a showroom for her handmade rag dolls “Otsy-Totsys”, the first time builder looked to Arthur Rackman's illustrations and built his wife a Rackham-inspired cottage called Hansel.
Succulent Inspiration
 
Just a spritz of water here and there...
Fairie Dwellings
 
Be they imagination or real, legend says that fairies will come and live in a house they like.
 
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