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Artist engraver Viktor Morozov

Birds of paradise panel. 2006. Aluminum, anodized aluminum, copper, cold enamel, oil, blackening. Artist engraver Viktor Morozov

Birds of paradise panel. 2006. Aluminum, anodized aluminum, copper, cold enamel, oil, blackening. Artist engraver Viktor Morozov

artist engraver Viktor Morozov
In the 60s and 70s of the last century art of coinage and metal engraving were incredibly fashionable. Gradually, to the public consciousness, they began to be associated with souvenirs and simple cheap crafts. Meanwhile, the works of a talented self-taught artist Viktor Morozov prove – the art of metal engraving belongs to fine art. And the artist is passionate about history and traditions. According to him, he is interested in Ancient and Medieval History of Russia and other nations, and also philosophy, religion, lifestyle, clothing, weapons, and the armor of ancient people. All this seems very beautiful and majestic. Even from an early age he felt metal – “an elastic material”.
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Metal art by Alisa Didkovskaya-Petrosyuk

Metal art by Alisa Didkovskaya-Petrosyuk

Trumpeter bike. Metal art by Alisa Didkovskaya-Petrosyuk

Metal art by Alisa Didkovskaya-Petrosyuk – sculptures performed in non-traditional techniques. The artist combines metal of different colors with colored glass, stone and wood. Alisa was born in the Ukrainian city of Berdichev. Her parents greatly encouraged her childhood classes of modeling and drawing. And her first teacher was her father – professional artist. Under his leadership during her school years, Alisa tried to work with the material which seemed more appropriate for men. The first metal objects made by Alisa Didkovskaya-Petrosyuk were small figurines, plaques with enamel.
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Button miniature art

Button miniature art. French Fop Fops Button Tavern Scene

French Fop Fops Button Tavern Scene. Button miniature art

Vintage buttons are so varied and interesting that many of today’s collectors increasingly prefer collecting Button miniature art. Each button has its own history and can tell you about a particular cultural epoch that began under the rule of various emperors. Archaeologists claim that the oldest should be considered buttons, found during excavations in the Indus Valley. They date back to the III millennium BC. In the Scythian tombs found clothing, jewelry buttons, Greek warriors fastened straps on armor with buttons, the patricians of Ancient Rome also used them. Disco or oval, triangular and square, pyramid and cone-shaped, spherical and hemispherical, archaeologists find antique buttons everywhere.
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Lithuanian steampunk artist Arturas Tamasauskas

Green Chameleon. Steampunk sculpture by Lithuanian artist Arturas Tamasauskas

Green Chameleon. Steampunk sculpture by Lithuanian artist Arturas Tamasauskas

Lithuanian steampunk artist Arturas Tamasauskas creates animals, birds and cars, and even submarines and radio from metal parts. Tamasauskas says that his favorite animals are birds, because they are “very strange mechanisms.” It seems that he can see the mechanisms everywhere. His Green Chameleon is just a masterpiece of steampunk art (the above picture).
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Dmitry Tikhonenko Steampunk coffee machine

Dmitry Tikhonenko Steampunk coffee machine

Unique work by Dmitry Tikhonenko Steampunk coffee machine

Dmitry Tikhonenko Steampunk coffee machine
Another masterpiece from the copper master Dmitry Tikhonenko – Steampunk coffee machine. Metal artist Dmitry Tikhonenko continues to delight viewers with his new works.
In fact, Dmitry completely transformed the home technology with his hands. In particular, refrigerator, microwave, stove, TV set, mobile phone, and speakers. Meanwhile, the next project of Wizard, working with copper, has become the coffee machine. According to the artist, on the creation of this machine, he has spent two months. Also, he thinks that it is his best work. So do I.
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Metal junk sculptures by Andrey K

Birthday feast. Metal junk sculptures by Andrey K

Birthday feast. Metal junk sculptures by Andrey K

Metal junk sculpture by Andrey K is only a part of a large art collection created by him. Amazingly talented and creative artist Andrey K (b. 1972) lives in Komsomolsk-on-Amur, the far East of Russia. He works as an electrician of communications. However, the soul of an artist finds a way out after work in his spare time. Meanwhile, Andrew K. is talented in everything he does – photography, sculpture, mosaic, and decorative work. Endowed by god artist sees inspiration in everything. And what happiness it is, when a person has a non-standard view of the world. Undoubtedly, the gallery of his work is worthy of an art exhibition of high level, but Andrew does not even have a website to show his work to the world.
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2014 in art

Underwater Sculpture Park - Molinere St George

2014 in art. Underwater Sculpture Park – Molinere St George

What was 2014 in art? Where is the most unusual museum opened, who made the most impressive work of art and where they built the most strange building? The most amazing art news this year – in spectacular photographs. First underwater art museum called MUSA (Museo Subacuatico de Arte) opened off the coast of the West India Islands by sculptor Jason de Kleyrs Taylor. At the bottom of a shallow lagoon installed more than 500 of his sculptures. Gradually they become overgrown with algae and coral, so it’s a real changing museum in a changing world.
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