Spectacular Sculptures made by using Thousands of Mussel Shells

Spectacular Sculptures made by using Thousands of Mussel Shells
subodh kerkar sculpts oceanic odyssey with thousands of mussel shellsFor the 2015 edition of sculpture by the sea in aarhus, denmark, indian artist subodh kerkar uses the ocean as an aesthetic influence, a medium and a canvass in the creation of his installation ‘oceanic odyssey’. kerkar collected and sculpted thousands of mussel shells, including green species from india and blue ones from denmark, into an undulating wave of individually placed mollusk casings. ‘I consider myself a sea artist’, kerkar says. Spectacular Sculptures made by using Thousands of Mussel Shellssubodh kerkar oceanic odyssey sculpture by the sea
Spectacular Sculptures made by using Thousands of Mussel Shellssubodh kerkar oceanic odyssey sculpture by the sea
Spectacular Sculptures made by using Thousands of Mussel Shellssubodh kerkar oceanic odyssey sculpture by the sea
the artist collected and sculpted thousands of mussel shells
photo by ole hein petersen


green shells from india meet blue ones from denmark
image courtesy of the artist

Spectacular Sculptures made by using Thousands of Mussel Shellssubodh kerkar oceanic odyssey sculpture by the sea
the installation forms an undulating wave of individually placed mollusk casings
image courtesy of the artist

Spectacular Sculptures made by using Thousands of Mussel Shellssubodh kerkar oceanic odyssey sculpture by the sea
the arrangement of colorful, iridescent shells punctuate the landscape
image courtesy of the artist

Spectacular Sculptures made by using Thousands of Mussel Shellssubodh kerkar oceanic odyssey sculpture by the sea
a new textural surface is spread across the sand
image courtesy of the artist

Spectacular Sculptures made by using Thousands of Mussel Shellssubodh kerkar oceanic odyssey sculpture by the sea
concave openings are placed to face the direction of the sunset
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Spectacular Sculptures made by using Thousands of Mussel Shellssubodh kerkar oceanic odyssey sculpture by the sea
sunset and outdoor illumination filter through the layers of shells
image courtesy of the artist

Spectacular Sculptures made by using Thousands of Mussel Shellssubodh kerkar oceanic odyssey sculpture by the seaSOURCE

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