‘buffalo’,  bubblegum sculpture by maurizio savini photo: caters

over the last 10 years italian artist maurizio savini has been creating a series of sculptures using thousands of pieces of chewing gum. the life size sculptures include a buffalo, a grizzly bear and suited businessmen suspended in gymnastic poses. his works have been exhibited internationally and some of his pieces have sold for approximately 55 000USD. they have recently been shown at testori UK gallery, london.‘the reason I like to use chewing gum is because it seemed to me an amazingly versatile material compared to those used by the traditional arts such as painting.’ – maurizio savini

maurizio savini: chewing gum sculptures ‘grizzly bear’ courtesy of angel art gallery l’immagine

maurizio savini: chewing gum sculptures ‘businessman’

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