20 Inspiring Designer Skulls
jeremy | June 4, 2012 | Art, edible art, sculpture | 3 Comments
Since today is Skull Appreciation Day, here’s a look back at 20 inspiring designer skulls. These unique anatomical art objects re-contextualize the cranium in bone, books, fruit, chocolate, wood, fiber, metal, vinyl, plastic and resin. Click the headings to read more about each piece.
1. Dimitri Tsykalov’s “Fruit of the Tomb”.
2. Blamo Toys’ Knuckles.
3. Stefan Gross’ “Birdhouse In Your Skull”.
4. Ferg’s Squbes.
5. Haroshi’s Mohawk skull.
6. Scott Wilkowski’s BUD CATS (and everything else).
Head’s up! Click through for more.
7. Sergey Safonov’s Harvest Kluth Boats.
8. Lana Crooks’ plush skulls (and everything else).
9. Circus Posterus’ skulls (and everything else).
10. Gary Ham’s custom skull shelf.
11. Sarah and Joseph Belknap’s Chalkboard Skulls.
12. Marina Malvada’s chocolate skulls.
13. Jessica Joslin’s Stardust (and everything else).
14. Ron Ulicny’s Skull of Sarah Winchester.
15. Stephanie Inagaki’s Miyu Decay.
16. Peter Pracilio’s Swarovski skulls.
17. Ted Riederer’s Primal Sound skulls.
18. Maskull Lasserre’s skull carved out of old software manuals.
19. Frank Kozik’s Mr. Bones for Kiehls.
20. The Mütter Museum’s Adopt-a-Skull program.
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Jeremy! What about Damien Hirst’s work “For the Love of God”, a platinum skull encrusted with diamonds?
Hey Christina! I considered it, but my criteria for this was it had to be 20 skulls I’d written about somewhat recently. For Damien Hirst, I wrote quite a bit about his spots and splatters and pills this year, but I only wrote about “For the Love of God” when they published the book about it:
I also have a really mixed relationship with that diamond skull!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5y_8DWg5W0w Hennessy Youngman is hilarious. He has a whole episode on Damien Hirst.