NFN kalyan: nature of the beast glass series
NFN kalyan: nature of the beast glass series NFN kalyan: nature of the beast glass series
dec 03, 2011

NFN kalyan: nature of the beast glass series

‘chuck’ by NFN kalyan american photographer and painter chuck close, is the fourth in the series, ‘nature of the beast’ glass, wood, steel 27″ x 25″ x 26″

miami-based artist NFN kalyan has created several new sculptural portraits for his ongoing series entitled ‘nature of the beast’. each of the 200 pound sculptures in the series is comprised of 20+ panes of engraved starphire glass, lit with LED and contained in a walnut base. the faces featured in each work are hand drawn by kalyan, then etched into glass by laser.

see our designboom coverage of NFN kalyan’s initial work from the series ‘nature of the beast’, lebron.

‘barack’ 44th president of the united states of america, barack obama barack is the second in the series, ‘nature of the beast.’ glass, wood, steel27″ x 25″ x 23

side view of ‘chuck’

side detailed view of ‘chuck’

‘kundun’ his holiness the XIVth dalai lama, tenzin gyatso, also known as kundun – leader of the tibetan people kundun is the third in the series, ‘nature of the beast’ glass, wood, steel27″ x 25″ x 20″

close up of ‘kundun’

detailed of ‘barack’

the artist, NKN kalyan with his work, ‘barack’

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