07 Jul '11, 7pm

Artist Creates Free-Flowing Sculptures From 10,000's of Recycled Feathers (Photos)

Artist Creates Free-Flowing Sculptures From 10,000's of Recycled Feathers (Photos)

feather sculptures seem to be frozen in the frenzied climax of some kind of perpetual movement. The mysterious feathered forms writhe and undulate, seemingly without end at times, creating a real visual and textural feast for the senses. But MccGwire's methodology for these graceful sculptures begins with reuse . In fact, the London-based artist uses recycled feathers from all sorts of birds -- pigeon, crow, duck, magpie, pheasant -- gathered from a wide network of pigeon racers and farmers who actually send her feathers in the thousands by mail.

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/07/free-flowing-scul...

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