Sunday Evening Art Gallery — Richard Stainthorp

I love this! These sculptures by Richard Stainthorp are so cool

Humoring the Goddess

English artist Richard Stainthorp captures the beautiful energy and fluidity of the human body using wire.

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Wire is not automatically what one would consider as a ‘material’ for creating solid, three dimensional sculptures.

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But Stainthorp has been making wire sculptures since 1996.

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The life-sized sculptures feature both figures in motion and at rest, expressed in the form of large-gauged strands that are densely wrapped around and through one another.

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Stainthorp also allows the bent wires to shine by keeping their metallic appearance free from any obvious painting or additions.

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The breathtaking spirals add a depth to these structures made of thick-gauged strands that are densely wrapped around and through one another.

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More of Richard Stainthorp’s wonderful wire sculptures can be found at

http://www.stainthorp-sculpture.com/,   and  http://www.mymodernmet.com/profiles/blogs/richard-stainthorp-wire-sculptures

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