Gallery of Steel Figures is one-of-a-kind museum located in the Polish city of Pruszków, devoting to dozens of sculptures built from scrap metal salvaged from a local scrapyard. The iconic automotive featured in this post is their most recent addition which were designed and built by 50 artists from around the world over the last 5 years. The models include Merc 300 SL, Bugatti Veyron, Lamborghini Aventador, a Fiat 500, Maserati GranTurismo and a motorbike. The steel vehicles are built completely to scale and their attention to detail is stunning. The functional door, the realistic interiors and even the engine… Want to see more, head over to the site and check by yourself.
UK-based sculptor Barbara Franc creates beautiful bird sculptures using a lot of the materials salvaged from discarded objects. With those recycled material saved from landfill and bits of wire, Barbara successfully made elaborate sculptures of living creatures such as birds, horse, fish and dogs. As Barbara mentioned, she likes the challenge of transforming those unusual material, those material ‘resist her’, those material with a history and giving it a new life. Each recycled work of art is a one-off that calls attention to found objects while incorporating them into a greater whole.
We have introduced you with lots of recycled art before, like recycled carpet art, recycled glass bottle art or recycled tire sculpture. But there is one materpiece we haven’t talked about, which was regarded as “best steampunk sculpturer EVER”, that is Dr. Evermor’s Forevertron.
All the amazing stuff listed in this post was made by Dr. Evermor, in Brooklyn, semi-rural Wisconsin.