South African artist, Marco Cianfanelli built this remarkable statue of Nelson Mandela in honour of the 50-year anniversary of his imprisonment. The monument is constructed of 50 separate steel bars and is located on the exact spot of his arrest that occurred under apartheid rule in 1962.
Livio De Marchi is a Venetian artist who can transform any ordinary piece of wood into a detailed and lifelike replica of everyday objects. He is fairly well-known for sculpting an entire house contents out of nothing but pieces of wood.
In the Russian city St. Petersburg a memorial to Steve Jobs was erected in the form of an iPhone 5. The memorial displays key moments in his past with photos and videos that can be viewed by the public.
Russian-born, though raised in Spain, artist Nicolai Troshinsky describes what he does perfectly, so I’ll put here his own words: “I´m making an animation short-film like in the good old days: paper marionettes and paint on a 10 level multiplane, no post-production tricks.”
This Katar/Flintlock pistol has a 9 ½ inch blade and 2 inch steel cannon barrels. The intricate and detailed design showcases beaded rims and embossed metal, which makes it a collector’s item that costs anywhere between $6000 and $8000.
Carlyle Livingston II and Wayne Hussey decided to embark on the ambitious task of creating the iconic “Batcave” out of LEGO bricks. The construction took over 800 hours to complete and they used approximately 20,000 blocks to build it. The final product is truly a work of art!