The glowing fish are constructed from jagged scales of ColorCore formica mounted on a wireframe and are an extension of a series of similar lights first built between 1984 and 1986. The story goes that while working on a commission for Formica back in the 80s Gehry dropped a piece of ColorCore which shattered, inspiring the idea of fish scales.
via Fish Lamps by Frank Gehry | Colossal.
The exhibit “In Another Life,” which runs through Sept. 6, includes work by Josh Price, shown, and other artists.
“We spend our time surrounded by man-made objects that become background noise to our daily lives. Upon thoughtful examination we can find a wealth of social meaning and history in any given item,” Cummings noted in the statement. “The artworks in ‘In Another Life’ harness the innate concepts associated with everyday items and bring them to our attention by presenting them as sculptures.”
via In Another Life at CF | Ocala.com.
A fish from salvaged lumber and found objects. Painted with acrylics. Steel fins. Googly eye!
It’s a keeper…9″ x 14″
via Fish Rescue by BlackbirdStew on Etsy.
A fish sculpture constructed from discarded plastic bottles rises out of the sand at Botafogo beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on June 19, 2012. The city is host to the UN Conference on Sustainable Development, or Rio+20, which runs through June 22.
via Razorshapes , A fish sculpture constructed from discarded….