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Urs Fischer presents self-destructing wax candle sculptures at the Venice Art Biennale 2011

At this year’s Venice Art Biennale, Swiss contemporary artist Urs Fischer presents three life-size wax candle scultures. The figures are lit, and according to Designboom, “will violently self-destruct during the months-long show, as the wax melts and limbs start to drop off.”

Fischer’s scultures are made of wax pigments, wicks and steel structure. They . . . → Read More: Urs Fischer presents self-destructing wax candle sculptures at the Venice Art Biennale 2011

‘Discarded to Divine’ show features upcycled fashions for charity

Gr.Dano created this belted, oversize women’s coat by hand-dipping discarded vintage linens, ombré-style, for more than eight hours.

‘Discarded to Divine‘ is St. Vincent de Paul Society of San Francisco’s annual fashion show where aspiring and professional designers transform discarded, donated clothing into one-of-a-kind couture creations and exquisite home décor. These items are . . . → Read More: ‘Discarded to Divine’ show features upcycled fashions for charity