Friday, February 12, 2010

Tires Sculptures Around The World

Here are some enviromental-friendly artists who employ recycled tires to make the most stylish and unique artworks. Have a look and pay honour to what they have done.

Mirko Flodin is a German artist whose desire as an metalartist working internationally is to design artwork which fits into the broader cultural context as well as the ambiance of the desired setting. Therefore, he strives to combine the site specific natural and architectural lines with traditional and historical themes to create something both unique and representational as follows.

Chakaia Booker is an African American artist who was born in Newark, New Jersey in 1953. She received a Bachelor of Art in Sociology from Rutgers University in 1976. She then received her Master of Fine Arts from the City College of New York in 1993. She began working with rubber tires in the early 1990s and presently continues to work in this medium.

Her sculptures are said to address African American identity. The black tires symbolize the strength of African American identity while the color nuances are meant to evoke the complexities of the black humans application

Some other Sculptures Around the World

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