Kinetic Rings Mimic the Flight of Birds. Kansas-based metalsmith and jeweler Dukno Yoon creates rings, bracelets, and other devices that mimic the movements of birds by harnessing the motion caused by the flick of the wrist or flexing of fingers.
Jennifer Crupi born Red Bank, NJ 1973 Ornamental Hands: Figure One 2010 sterling silver, acrylic, ink-jet print on vellum 15 x 8 ½ x 5 ½ in. Courtesy of the artist Photo by Christian Luis and Jennifer Crupi
Sarah Schoolcraft kinetic brooch#1: spin me round This moves in a circular motion and the ball bearings go out the the end caps when spun. It also makes pleasant racket when the wearer walks. materials: Copper, plexiglass, steel, ball bearings, gesso & acrylic paint
Hana Valley, First View from the “Peaks and Valleys Series” Derek A. Bencomo milo Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Fleur and Charles Bresler in honor of Kenneth R. Trapp, curator-in-charge of the Renwick Gallery
Melissa Walter Swing,Sway Steel, handmade abaca paper, 7 x 3 x
Jay Macdonell | Allium Bulb, Black & White Pair blown, cane, hot jointed, etched glass | Black: 38" x 18" x 11.5", White: 35.25" x 15" x 10" Jay Macdonell is a classically trained glassblower—he served a traditional four-year apprenticeship with noted teacher and artist Robert Held. In great demand as a lecturer, teacher and demonstrator, Macdonell has worked for many Pacific Northwest studios and artists as
Matthew Naftzger Ridiculous Vessel #25 | Lurkers | Thom the Creep (May 2011) Thom is one of the first known Lurkers, a subset of the "Ridiculous Vessel" family. He likes dark walks on the beach, climbing nearby trees, and lounging in dark corners. He has other relative, equally, well, lurky. *** Spring action, articulated legs, removable head (although that's not his favorite).