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This artist created a 3D human face from 2000 suspended metal stars

December 1, 2020
This artist created a 3D human face from 2000 suspended metal stars
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'For all time', an installation by Steven Follen

Pictures by Andrew Fox

 

British artist Steven Follen has now not too lengthy within the past accomplished his latest installation, named ‘Forever’.

 

'For all time', an installation by Steven Follen

Pictures by Andrew Fox

Commissioned by The Royal Shakespeare Company, the installation is made up of 2000 hand-folded metal stars.

'For all time', an installation by Steven Follen

Pictures by Andrew Fox

The artist took inspiration from the many references to stars in Shakespeare’s writings.

'For all time', an installation by Steven Follen

Pictures by Andrew Fox

The 2000 chrome steel stars are suspended from the ceiling to compose a 3m mountainous (over 9 feet mountainous), 3-dimensional human face.

'For all time', an installation by Steven Follen

Pictures by Andrew Fox

Surrounding the face are extra metal stars, which loosely replicate the purpose of the constellations on Shakespeare’s birthday.

'For all time', an installation by Steven Follen

Pictures by Andrew Fox

The installation sits within the newly-restored Swan Wing, the oldest allotment of the RSC’s theatres in Stratford-upon-Avon.

'For all time', an installation by Steven Follen

Pictures by Andrew Fox

'For all time', an installation by Steven Follen

Pictures by Andrew Fox

'For all time', an installation by Steven Follen

Pictures by Andrew Fox

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