Wire Animal Sculptures that Look Like Pencil Drawings

Artist David Oliveira works with wire in an unusual way by cutting and twisting the material into sculptures that confused with 2D sketches. Notwithstanding the apparent complexity of shaping wire into a recognizable form, Oliveira succeeds to achieve incredible dimensions of his animal subjects in this series of sculptures from 2014. Observed from one angle the pieces could be mistaken for a chaotic mess, but a shift in perspective shows the squinting eyes of lions or the spread wings of a pelican. The Lisbon-based artist also designs interior installations of birds and deep examinations of the human form.

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