Maria Fischer is a graphic designer from Augsburg, Germany and many of her works explore line as a communication tool. That concept is certainly not new, but her take on this idea is truly unique.
As the year comes to an end, I, like many, tend to reflect on the last year. One thing I enjoy is looking back to see what posts readers of Today in Art like most. The best way I have of doing this today is by looking at the most visited posts.
Felted wool – 6.5″ x 7″ x 5.25″
Stephanie create a variety of anotomical studies of Teddy Bears, reverse engineering found bears to created these felted skulls.
The teddy bear is an idea: a docile, cute, friendly invention far removed from the wild animal that inspired it. I create teddy bear anatomical specimens with a pretense of realness to emphasize the artifice of a familiar but unconsidered subject.
Make sure you checkout her site for more of these wonderful sculptures. If you enjoy these you will also enjoy the Animatus H, D, L.
artist & website: Stephaine Metz – http://www.stephaniemetz.com/
Materials include 88 yards of quilted satin, one ten ton Nike Hercules Missile 300′ x 109″ x 492″
artist & website: Elizabeth Demaray – http://www.elizabethdemaray.com/
artist & website: Sheila Hicks – http://www.sheilahicks.com