andrew smith: kinetic sculpture andrew smith: kinetic sculpture
nov 29, 2010

andrew smith: kinetic sculpture

‘billiards’ by andrew smith

american artist andrew smith resides in lehi, utah, a small town outside slat lake city where he crafts unusually complex and colourful kinetic sculptures. smith shared some of his latest pieces with designboom, each of which combine found objects and junk yard scraps. among his recent work is ‘typeroller’ a typewriter outfitted with an elaborate wire system that activates the keys. his other works include more wire and ball track systems run on billiard balls and various moving springs and gizmos. while all smith’s sculptures have functional elements, the unique materials he uses give them a formal quality that is equally captivating.

‘billiards’ by andrew smith

‘high rise billiards’ by andrew smith

‘high rise billiards’ by andrew smith

‘typeroller’ by andrew smith

‘typeroller’ by andrew smith

‘boxed in’ by andrew smith‘boxed in’ by andrew smith‘driving force’ by andrew smith

‘driving force’ by andrew smith

  • I will be more fascinated if he were to convert these sculputes into rude goldbergs machines.

    vedette says:
  • [url=]designboom[/url]

    A short video about Andrew and how he approaches his work.

    Max Rebo says:
  • High quality recycling.
    dozens of videos at the site listed at top of this page.

    Free Form Constructural Realism says:
  • so talented, and humble…

    LM says:
  • the world has missed jean tinguely.
    great to see more kinetic sculptures

    newnew realist says:
  • a genre created by artist George Rhodes of Rockstream Studios in Ithaca, NY.
    and taken to the next level – very nice work!!!

    trimtab21 says:
  • He has some really cool [url=]Belt Buckles[/url] for sale on Etsy.

    Max Rebo says:
  • two words: jean tinguely

    JM says:

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