These Magical Moving Sculptures Are As Intriguing As They Are Hypnotizing

These Magical Moving Sculptures Are As Intriguing As They Are Hypnotizing

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Anthony Howe (born 1954, Salt Lake City, Utah) is an American kinetic sculptor who creates wind-driven sculptures resembling pulsing, alien creatures and vortices. He makes use of computer-aided design, shaping the metal components with a plasma cutter, and completing his work by use of traditional metalworking techniques. Howe notably designed a cauldron and accompanying kinetic sculpture for the 2016 Summer Olympics.

A compilation video of Howe's work hit the internet in all it's glory. 



Mesmerizing! Hypnotic!

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Howe's work has been revered for it's creativity and use of humanity and steal in motion. Howe has said of his work :

“I attempt, with an economy of means, to construct objects whose visual references range from lo-tech sci-fi paraphernalia to microbiological or astronomical models. Utilizing primarily stainless steel armatures that are driven either by hammered curvilinear shapes or flat fiberglass covered discs, I hope the pieces assume a spare, linear elegance when conditions are still, mutating to raucous animation when the wind picks up. Multiple axis finely balanced forms, both symmetrical and asymmetrical, conspire to create a visually satisfying three-dimensional harmony.”

His profound creativity has garnered quite the following.











Harnessing the power of wind and emotion? That is superhero territory.

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H/T : Twitter, Wikipedia

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