• A Hanging Mobile of Bronze Hand Sculptures Casts Playful Silhouettes of Animals

    2 years ago - By Colossal

    “Os Pássaros e o Lobo” (2017), bronze, steel cables, metal bars, and light projector, 200 x 200. Image © Casa Triângulo
    A bronze piece by Brazilian artist Albano Afonso uses multiple sets of dangling hands that mimic shadow puppetry. Titled “ Os Pássaros e o Lobo ,” or “The Birds and the Wolf,” the sculpture is illuminated by a light projector, casting dark silhouettes on the wall behind it that resembles a mobile of active animals. In a statement , Afonso is described as being “interested in the anatomy of light: its intensity or softness, its ability to both illuminate and obscure, its...
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