"Dusasa I" shines with the light of a thousand discarded soda cans. It was crafted by Ghanan El Anatsui.
Suellen Parker builds clay sculptures, then uses Photoshop to project her digital photos onto their surfaces. The NYT hosts a video showing her process, and you can find more pieces on her site. [Via Erma Noxley]
Nathan Sawaya is a master Lego sculptor. CNN tells his story (via print and video) & features a gallery of his pieces. [Via] (Speaking of Lego art, peep Lego Starry Night. [Via Maria Brenny])
The Underwater Sculpture Garden is Jason Taylor’s project to "create a unique space which highlights environmental processes and celebrates local culture." Some of the forms remind me of the crazy heads I recently encountered in my rural Illinois hometown. [Via]
Martin Klimas captures sculptures as they shatter. [Via] (This is the kind of thing we’re often tempted to re-create with truck stop schlock purchased en route to Death Valley.) [In a semi-related vein, see the previous previously Burning Bulbs.]
Damien Hirst has sculpted a $100mm diamond skull. [Via] "’That’s when you stop laughing,’ Hirst says. ‘You might have created something that people might die because of. I guess I felt like Oppenheimer or something. What have I done? Because it’s going to need high security all its life.’" If only there were a pomposity assassin, this dude would be the one needing high security.