Point work: stunning sculptures out of hundreds of thousands of nails

Marcus Levine is a sculptor specializing in the creation of statues depicting the human body. Marcus uses an unusual technique: he makes statues from a huge number of nails. The creation of some of the works it takes several weeks, sometimes even several months.

Point work: stunning sculptures out of hundreds of thousands of nails

"I bring their ideas to life, hammering nails in large white wooden panels at different distances from each other below for greater detail the tone and texture. Most of my "gvozdevyh sculptures" depict the human body. The main interest to me are the lines of the human figure. They are very natural and perfectly visible, for example, during graceful dancing — it is the perfection of the forms I was trying to portray," says Marcus.

Point work: stunning sculptures out of hundreds of thousands of nails

Ballet dancer Dominic North.

Point work: stunning sculptures out of hundreds of thousands of nails

Jean-Claude van Damme as Sam Jillina ("Nowhere to run", 1993).

Point work: stunning sculptures out of hundreds of thousands of nails

Marcus and Jean-Claude in the Studio.

Point work: stunning sculptures out of hundreds of thousands of nails

Ballet dancer Dominic North.

Point work: stunning sculptures out of hundreds of thousands of nails

Shadan, Iranian dancer and model.

Point work: stunning sculptures out of hundreds of thousands of nails

Yvette Shovire, the French ballerina.

Point work: stunning sculptures out of hundreds of thousands of nails

Al Pacino.

Point work: stunning sculptures out of hundreds of thousands of nails

 

Point work: stunning sculptures out of hundreds of thousands of nails

 

Point work: stunning sculptures out of hundreds of thousands of nails

"A horse named Almanzora. He is taught to perform all sorts of stunts to performances on television and the movie business. Such a beautiful animal! For me it was a great pleasure to work with him," said Marcus.

Keywords: Nails | Parts | Art | Creative | Sculptor | Sculpture | Sculptures

Recent articles

Monsters beneath our feet
Monsters beneath our feet

From the most ancient times men could not abandon the habit to invent mythological creatures, scary monsters and beasts, possessing ...

The most bizarre parody of Stonehenge
The most bizarre parody of Stonehenge

The ancient and mysterious Stonehenge, located in the open spaces of Wiltshire in England, without a doubt, one of the most famous ...

Playing with matches: a magical work of Stanislav Aristov
Playing with matches: a magical work of Stanislav Aristov

They say that the devil is in the details and see it can only units. Russian photographer Stanislav Aristov (better known by the ...

Related articles

Treasures electrician Ilyina, or How the Soviet collector and overcame the Hermitage
Treasures electrician Ilyina, or How the Soviet collector and ...

When in 1993 in the Ukrainian city of Kirovohrad died a pensioner Alexander Borisovich Ilyin, nobody could even imagine that he ...

20 sculptures defy gravity
20 sculptures defy gravity

The human imagination is limitless. Thanks to him around the world creative people create unique sculptures. Some of these ...

The Scotch want to regret the witty installations of Mark Jenkins
The Scotch want to regret the witty installations of Mark Jenkins

American mark Jenkins is an artist working in the genre of street art. Glory he brought street art installation made of packing ...