Jewelry: British artist creates stunning sculptures from thousands of seashellsBy Pictolic https://pictolic.com/en/article/jewelry-british-artist-creates-stunning-sculptures-from-thousands-of-seashells
Contemporary art uses all possible ways to Express the ideas. Artist Rowan mersh (Rowan Mersh) decided to take the materials for his work with the bottom of the sea and not lost. Thousands of shells are connected to these sculptural masterpieces, making a lasting impression on the audience. And you look at the beauty created by the tandem of man and nature.
British multimedia artist Rowan Mersch attracted by the beauty of nature. He uses thousands of sea shells to create mesmerising modern sculptures.
His experimental method to turn ordinary objects into high art, focusing on shape, color, and geometry.
In order to create the sculpture, which will adorn a wall, you need to spend two to six months.Mersch scouring the coast in search of materials for creativity, which can give the sea: from the needles of sea urchins to a variety of shells.
Inspired by the idea of complexity of materials, Mersch intrigued by the features of the shells — they are promises of symbolism and tradition, which he embodies in his work.
Series Pithváva sculpture on the wall is made up of tens of thousands of shells dentarium collected on the shores of the Pacific Ocean on the North-West America. Previously, these shells were highly valued American Indians and used as a commodity for exchange.
Pitava — deity of the myths of the first inhabitants of America, who created the seashells dentarium and giving them the symbolism of the "Holy wealth".
Sculptures of Rowan Mersch can be considered as the integrity and the smallest details.Spectators admire the beauty of each shell.
Delicate and fragile, these shells, each of which has individual characteristics, attract attention and inspire in search of the subtle differences between them.
For the author of this personality is a part of the intrigue. He tries to emphasize the beauty of each shell, to show its shape and color.
The mesmerizing beauty of these works proves that nature is the best Creator. Most importantly — a good look, and then everyone will be able to see the extraordinary harmony in all that surrounds us. And artists such as Rowan mersh open our eyes and hearts to this knowledge.
Do you like to collect shells from the sea shore?