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Jacek Yerka was born in Toruń, Poland, in 1952, where he later studied fine arts and graphic design. He was pressed by his university teachers to avoid realism and details in painting as they tried to guide him after the trends of the period.
By Tabi , on June 26, 2010
Home » featured , Inspiring Artists , Inspiring Projects 26 October 2010 615 Comments Sometimes an artist creates something so beautifully simple that it takes your breath away…. literally.
Paper art can be traced back to Japan, where it originated over a thousand years ago.
(click images for detail) Thirty five years ago I had yet to be born, but artist Scott Weaver had already begun work on this insanely complex kinetic sculpture, Rolling through the Bay , that he continues to modify and expand even today. The elaborate sculpture is comprised of multiple “tours” that move pingpong balls through neighborhoods, historical locations, and iconic symbols of San Francisco, all recreated with a little glue, some toothpicks, and an incredible amount of ingenuity.