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Vintage Objects and Driftwood Form Minimal Animal Sculptures and Quaint Seaside Scenes
November 11, 2021 (updated June 24, 2022) Published by artistvenu
Image © Kirtsy Elson
From hunks of driftwood and tins with chipped paint, Kirsty Elson (previously) assembles minimal sculptures of animals, homes, and methods of transportation. The Cornwall-based artist highlights the raw simplicity of her found objects and lets the materials drive the works, manipulating cragged planks or bent hooks just slightly to achieve their intended forms.