miniature watch motorcycles by dmitry khristenko
miniature watch motorcycles by dmitry khristenko miniature watch motorcycles by dmitry khristenko
mar 15, 2012

miniature watch motorcycles by dmitry khristenko

a selection from dmitriy khrisenko’s collection of motorcycle watches all images © dmitriy khristenko

dmitriy khristenko, a USA-based ukrainian-born artist, creates miniature replicas of motorcycles and other vehicles (such as quad bikes, tricycles and bicycles), all built entirely from recycled wristwatch parts. the wristbands are circled into tires while the glass of each timepiece face becomes the windshield of these model-sized vehicles.

after khristenko disassembles each watch to begin the construction of one of his sculptures, he organizes and pairs components from various timepieces to combine them in one single structure. the artist binds the recycled watch parts together with glue to create a remarkably intricate finished work. 

  • perfect idea and execution

    ukraine-based ukrainian-born artist says:
  • Taht is a good idea! Very interesting.

    taburetmuebles says:
  • Perfect idea? Could someone please explain me thís perfect idea?

    A says:
  • Funny concept!
    No such thing as a perfect idea, but it seems to be quite a meticulous process, can only imagine the ammount of time spent in doing these piece.

    Boca do Lobo says:
  • Think these belong on a chain… around my neck! 14K please : )

    S says:
  • I would really be interested to know what type of glue he uses. He surely gets them together so that they will stay together.

    mystikofos says:
  • silly

    jota brazil says:
  • Outstanding piece of work. Thumbs up

    jerseyhawg says:
  • I would like to know how I can buy one off him for a birthday present!

    Ashley Douglas says:

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