Blurred Vision: Brilliant Sculptures Made Out of Coat Hangers

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If stopping by the dry cleaner to drop off and pick up clothes is a normal part of your routine, then you’ve probably accumulated more wire hangers than you could ever need. While many people throw these cheap hangers away, opting for stronger hangers, Scottish artist David Mach transforms them into fierce sculptures. Famous for his unique choices in materials (matchsticks, Scrabble pieces, dominoes and playing cards to name a few) the Scottish installation artist and sculptor never seems to run out of fresh ideas.

Huge Magazine Sculptures Swallow Objects Whole

Like gigantic lava flows made of paper, David Mach’s installations pour out into their spaces, filling them with a colorful fluidity constructed with the precision of a master. The pieces were part of his work beginning in the mid-1980s, created using tons of discarded magazines and large found objects – from full-sized sofas, to airplanes and cars.

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