‘hummingbird’, 2012 by vik muniz
brazilian artist vik muniz is well known for his ability to reincarnate various materials into highly detailed artworks. his latest iterations –
currently being exhibited at the armory show in new york until the 10th of march, 2013 – repurposes scrap metal into a series of whimsical animals.
the winking of golden metal offcuts brings each piece to life, transforming an otherwise forgotten material into a series of meticulously crafted artworks –
again reinforcing the skill of muniz to transform trash into artistic treasure.