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Cool Art Watch: Sculptures From Pencils And Nails.

In Arts, India on April 24, 2010 at 9:18 am

Who would’ve thought pointed pencils and nails would make stunning art? Jennifer Maestre did, and describes her inspiration like this:

My sculptures were originally inspired by the form and function of the sea urchin. The spines of the urchin, so dangerous yet beautiful, serve as an explicit warning against contact. The alluring texture of the spines draws the touch in spite of the possible consequences. The tension unveiled, we feel push and pull, desire and repulsion.


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