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Contemporary Basketry: Paper/Recycled

A Box for Worldly Goods, Jackie Abrams (maps) Jackie Abrams Shop, James Bassler (Trader Joe's bags) Gail Martin Gallery Indigo.

Recircled Bowl Small, Future & found, cardboard bowl

Recircled Bowl Small, Future found, cardboard bowl

“The Balloon Bowls are created by casting strong synthetic plaster into a balloon, after which a second balloon is inserted, and inflated. These two balloons act as flexible moulds, ensuring a unique shape for each and every bowl. Once the plaster is set, the balloons are removed, and a bowl appears.”

art club-Balloon Bowls by Maarten de Ceulaer: Made by balloons. Colored plaster is poured into a balloon and then a second balloon is inflated into the first, forming flexible molds which result in unique shapes.

Plaster bowl by Valery Overhoff, via Behance

Plaster bowl by Valery Overhoff, via Behance

Africa | A decorated calabash used as a Milk Pot by the Borana or Gudji people of Ethiopia | ca. 1970

*Gourd Art - "African Calabash Milk Pot" by the Borana or Gudji People of Ethiopia

* Aren’t these sculptures beautiful? They were created by Holly A. Senn from discarded library books. In these labor-intensive works she explores the life cycle of ideas—how ideas are generated, dispersed, referenced or forgotten. Holly received a M.L.I.S. from the University of California, Berkeley, and a B.A. from Mills College. You can visit her website to see … … Continue reading →

Beautiful Paper Sculptures by Holly A. (the lifecycle of paper in the form of old library books meets the life cycle of things created in nature)

#A carved clam shell (Conus Gigantis) wealth object from the Solomon Islands, Melanesia.

carved clam shell (Conus Gigantis) wealth object from the Solomon Islands, Melanesia.