Sculptures made from recycled materials like plastic, metals, electronic waste etc. stand out unique in one way or the other. The jaw dropping sculptures not only mesmerize you but will leave you in the aura of awe. So come, join our journey to check out some of the most amazing kinetic sculptures that you can’t help but appreciate.
1. Andrew Chase’s Kinetic animal sculptures
Andrew Chase is a famous sculpture and is known world-wide for his art work that is mostly inspired by nature. Most of his mechanical sculptures have been developed from recycled materials and the use of gears and levers in them enables them to move.
2. Giant Kinetic Robot sculpture from recycled materials
This robot sculpture by Nemo Gould is titled “General Debris”, as different waste materials like vacuum cleaner attachments, food processor, railing sections, light fixtures etc, have been recycled and put together to give it a form of a Robot.
3. Recycled kinetic sculptures
This piece of art has been created by Andrew Smith, an American artist from Lehi, Utah. It is a composition of a group of colorful and complex kinetic sculptures which have been made out of waste products from the junk yard.
4. Chris Cole’s Recycled sculptures
This kinetic sculpture of a bird, like all the other works by designer Chris Cole, is inspired by nature and its various forms. His works are all kinetic and they run either on a motor or a hand crank.
5. Kinetic Choo Choo
This Kinetic Choo Choo has a number of Whymcycles pulling one another. It has 2,268 gears, a Honda 3813 riding lawn mower, 8 chains, 7 derailleurs, fold-out wheel paddles, trampoline hoop wheels… all recycled to form this piece of art.
6. Jim La Paso’s recycled metal kinetic sculpture
Designer Jim La Paso has used copper, brass, aluminium and stainless steel to make this piece of art. Plastic bearings are used to ensure lengthened durability. Moreover, the bearings are immune to salt water and need no oiling.
7. Machines Animals sculptures by Chris Cole
This piece of art by designer Chris Cole is again derived from his inspiration by the forms of nature. He uses parts of old bike to create this beautiful kinetic sculpture.
8. Jeremy Mayer Recycled Typewriter sculptures
Jeremy Mayer, a California artist, has made this beautiful Human figure-inspired kinetic sculpture out of old and discarded parts of typewriters. He intelligently puts together all the parts to give his his piece of creation a perfect curvaceous form.
9. Kinetic Steel Sculpture titled “The Evolution of Flora”
This 10-11 feet tall and 5-6 feet wide piece of art is a creation of Jason Stillman. Presently it is installed at Performance Arts Centre. The leaves and the flowers move while the air flows, making it more realistic in appearance.
10. Giant Squid
This kinetic sculpture by Nemo Gould titled “The Giant Squid”, has been made out of discarded materials like large street light covers, brass chandeliers, candle sticks, fireplace hardware etc.