• Insects Sculpted Out of Repurposed Automotive Parts by Edouard Martinet

    2 years ago - By Colossal

    Guepe , 51 x 36 x 35cm. Photos: Xavier Scheinkmann
    French artist Edouard Martinet sources junk metal and automotive parts from garage sales and flea markets to create detailed sculptures of various creatures including models of ants, wasps, and other common insects. The found objects are held together with screws instead of welded joints, and the completed works measure between 30 centimeters and 2 meters long.
    Martinet's fascination with insects began when he was 8 years old. He went on to study design at l'École Supérieure des Arts Graphiques in Paris and to work as a graphic designer...
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