tal avitzur uses up-cycled parts to create fantasy-like creatures

tal avitzur uses up-cycled parts to create fantasy-like creatures

tal avitzur found his passion for creating while in college and working for sculptor george rickey and ceramicist beatrice wood. from a workshop full of thousands of parts amassed over many years of collecting, tal creates intricate fantasy-themed sculptures. he is heavily influenced by science fiction, mythology and comic books stemming from his youth.

#1000, 13″ x 6″ x 9″


each of tal avitzur sculptures begin by finding the personality in an object, then test fitting different combinations of pieces together, and cutting, drilling and grinding until reaching a natural-looking fit. the result is a playful yet complex assemblage of trinkets that make up fantasy-like creatures.

squid, 16″ x 14″ x 8″

specimen 99, 9″ x 22″ x 10″

huey, 16″ x 11″ x 20″

anglopper, 15″ x 7″ x 11″

mikey, 11″ x 5″ x 6″

gustav, 8″ x 11″ x 20″

skegosaurus, 11″ x 3″ x 7″

sentry 5, 16″ x 6″ x 7″

snegg, 25″ x 6″ x 11″



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