Shadow blocks

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Shadow blocks

Shadowblocks
A Maker sent this in, no idea where it came from – but it’s beautiful.

18 thoughts on “Shadow blocks

  1. signal9 says:

    I saw this piece in Boise, ID a few years ago at the Boise Art Museum. It’s really quite striking in person.

  2. Henrik B says:

    Nice. Also, have a look at the work of Japanese artist Shigeo Fukuda [http://illusionworks.com/mod/fukuda.htm
    ]. One of his most famous works in “3D-to-2D projected art” is probably the “Lunch With a Helmet On” which is a sculpture created from forks, knives and spoons that projects a detailed shadow of a motorcycle:

    http://lazlosbasement.com/blog/?p=353
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1XfbiziIHmk

    /HB

  3. Henrik B says:

    Nice. Also, have a look at the work of Japanese artist Shigeo Fukuda [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shigeo_Fukuda]. One of his most famous works in “3D-to-2D projected art” is probably the “Lunch With a Helmet On” which is a sculpture created from forks, knives and spoons that projects a detailed shadow of a motorcycle;

    http://illusionworks.com/mod/fukuda.htm
    http://www.pdatungsteno.com/en/2007/07/13/esculturas-informes-que-proyectan-increibles-sombras/

  4. Elliot says:

    In case you haven’t seen it, there is an instructable on how to make your own: http://www.instructables.com/id/Shadow-Sculptures!/

  5. Chris M. says:

    Yes. I also saw it at BAM (Boise Art Museum). It is a piece that one does not forget. I’m pretty sure it is on permanent display.

  6. jmorris says:

    The artist’s name is Kumi Yamashita. All of her stuff is amazing. http://kumiyamashita.com/

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