The New Contemporary Art Magazine

Tag: balloon art

Hans Hemmert uses balloon sculptures to explore the idea of space and form, having the objects take the place of human figures and massive structures. The artist evolved from the human-sized, yellow works of the 1990s to a recent assemblage that takes the shape of an enormous tank.
If you're looking for some DIY Halloween decoration ideas, look no further. London based illustrator Kerry Hughes's latest series features intricately hand-tied balloons made into the shapes of human organs. "It’s very inspiring when a person can take an unexpected or everyday material and completely rethink it," Hughes says. The artist is mostly known for her colorful and playful work using paper and wood, but her series "Pneumatic Anatomy" in collaboration with friend and photographer Aaron Tilley takes it to a conceptual level.

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