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Figurative Found Wood Sculptures Pierced with Hundreds of Nails by Jaime Molina (8 pics)

Artist  Jaime Molina  works in 2 , 2.5 , and 3 dimensions, translating his aesthetic from large-scale paintings to sculptures, while also producing pieces that exist somewhere in-between. In this particular series, Molina has focused on bearded wooden heads, utilizing nails to form the hair of each of his subjects. Despite being placed haphazardly and with alternating sizes, the nails give the sculptures a uniform look, adding dimension to the male heads formed from found wood.)

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Figurative Found Wood Sculptures Pierced with Hundreds of Nails by Jaime Molina (8 pics)

New Nail Sculptures by John Bisbee That Twist Across Floors and Walls (12 pics)

John Bisbee ( previously ) has worked with nails as a sculptural medium since he accidentally toppled a bucket of them years ago and was astonished to see how they remained intact, rusted and fused into a single object. Every since, he’s been hammering nails of varying size into complex patterns, using the smallest woodworking nails up to giant 12-inch spikes. Although nails large and small continue to be the focus of his artistic practice, his sculptures remain diverse in their presentation and composition, twisted works making wildly chaotic patterns against walls and neatly arranged nails snaking along gallery floors..

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New Nail Sculptures by John Bisbee That Twist Across Floors and Walls (12 pics)