Shapes, Forms & Figures

Reinterpreting idea into body, body into idea.
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Naqada tilapia fish pallet - Bing images
Man Ray - Surrealisme


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Jomon Period Japanese Pot with Whorl Design 3000–2000 BC
limm on Behance
Outcropping of rock embedded in concrete - Alvaro Siza


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Nigiri - 149 x 45,5 cm - African shields - African Weapons
Robert Smithson: Monolake Non-Site 1968


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Artist Hsu Tung Han
Thule Female figure, A.D. 1000–1800 Walrus ivory h. 3.9 cm., w. 1.3 cm., d. 1.1 cm. (1 9/16 x 1/2 x 7/16 in.) The Lloyd E. Cotsen, Class of 1950, Eskimo Bone and Ivory Carving Collection 1997-152
Punuk or Thule Human figure, A.D. 800–1850 Walrus ivory h. 4.7 cm., w. 1.5 cm., d. 1 cm. (1 7/8 x 9/16 x 3/8 in.) The Lloyd E. Cotsen, Class of 1950, Eskimo Bone and Ivory Carving Collection 1997-118


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Coiled Rattlesnake, basalt, c. 1200-1519. Aztec
Punuk or Thule Pregnant polar bear, A.D. 800–1850 Walrus ivory h. 4.2 cm., l. 12.5 cm., d. 2 cm. (1 5/8 x 4 15/16 x 13/16 in.) The Lloyd E. Cotsen, Class of 1950, Eskimo Bone and Ivory Carving Collection 1997-173


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Valentine Schlegel c. 1955
Dogū ceramics, BCE 3500-2500,discovered in remains of Aomori, Japan.   Dogū (土偶?) are small humanoid and animal figurines made during the late Jōmon period (14,000–400 BC) of prehistoric Japan.  Dogū come exclusively from the Jōmon period and are mostly female.
Georgia O’Keeffe (American, 1887-1986), Clam and Mussel, 1926. Oil on canvas, 9 x 7 in. Georgia O’Keeffe Museum.


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Japanese algae Vol. 3 | Biodiversity Heritage Library


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spotti edizioni/ family tales collection | studiopepe EUCLIDE shelf. geometric mirrors, triangle, hexagon, oval, rectangle
A shape for each type of engagement ring. Each diamond shape possesses its own unique qualities. James Allen offers the highest quality certified conflict-free diamonds to satisfy all tastes.   Browse these diamond shapes in 360° HD on #Jamesallenrings
Togaku Mori #ceramics #pottery


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Bronze Reliquary. China, Tang Dynasty (618-907 AD). Bronze


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Jim Kraft  stoneware...LOOK AT THE WORK IN THIS!!!


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Удивительные базальтовые скалы на Канарских островах
"Open Black Box" by Tom Friedman


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"Neatpažinto augimo erdvė" (Space of Unknown Growth) by Magdalena Abakanowicz, 1998. Vilnius - Europos Parkas. photograph by Jaime silva
Ogunquit, Maine
An ephemeral geomorphic form.   While exploring the shores around St. Joseph, Michigan last week, photographer Joshua Nowicki stumbled onto a bizarre phenomenon: dozens of small sand towers rising out of the beach, some over a foot tall. The strange layered sand castles are formed when blasts of wind slowly erode layers of frozen sand. Nowicki returned yesterday to shoot more photos, but found that sunny skies were enough to melt them away.


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The Milky Way  by Nasser  AlOthman
16th and 17th Century Vellum Books.
Ladder Coat Rack  Inspired by traditional ladders, former Konstfack student, Yenwen Tseng created the Ladder Coat Rack.


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Black Hole; by TALONABRAXAS, 2011.
Chiharu Shiota    A Room of Memory    2009    Found windows


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Josep Maria Subirachs
V obětí, weaving rattan, woven, nature, natural
Del Webber. Stones wrapped using knotting techniques from traditional Japanese and Native American basketry, wicker furniture, loom weaving, fly-tying, and nautical knotting.


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Cornelia Parker  There are only a few images that are not forced to provide meaning,... - but does it float
#станкичпу #чпу #деревообработка #деревочпу #фрезерчпу #фрезерныйстанок #чпудерево #станокподереву


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Abandoned Russian village. Karelia, 2009
Ruth Hardinger -
Constellation - Nick van Woert


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an open box with wooden blocks and other items in it on a white surface,
(#54) JOSEF HARTWIG | Chess Set, Model No. XVI
chocolates are arranged in different shapes and sizes
Nendo named Designer of the Year for Maison&Objet 2015
an open book with drawings on it showing different buildings and their architectural features in black ink
Beniamino Servino. A B A C U S
an empty room with white walls and wooden flooring in front of a black square
a black and white photo of mountains in the desert
Lisson Gallery
Richard Long | Artists | Lisson Gallery
some statues are lined up against the wall
Architecture of Doom
a long piece of wood that is shaped like a mountain
The Mountain and Caves  from Old Books by Guy Laramée
The Mountain and Caves from Old Books by Guy Laramée “The erosion of cultures – and of “culture” as a whole, is the theme that runs through the last 25 years of my artistic practice,” says an interdisciplinary, Montreal-based artist - Guy Laramée -...
a red vase sitting on top of a white table next to a black object in the middle
Design is fine. History is mine.
a wooden sculpture that has been made to look like a man with his hands in the air
Pixelated Wooden Sculptures
Artist Hsu Tung Han
an old black vase sitting on top of a white table next to a gray wall
Welcome to my new African Weapons page . Also don't miss to have a look in my album "Items for sale"
Nigiri - 149 x 45,5 cm - African shields - African Weapons
a piece of art that looks like it is made out of stone
Naqada tilapia fish pallet - Bing images
an old silver vase sitting on top of a table
an old iron that has been turned into a football ornament with spikes on it
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Man Ray - Surrealisme