March 28, 2017 AT 3:00 pm

Lana Crooks Soft Sculptures Look Convincingly Real #ArtTuesday


Lana Crooks‘ found object fiber pieces are incredible! From Hi•Fructose:

Lana Crooks uses hand-dyed wool to craft the insides and outsides of the natural world. From a distance, these pieces appear to constructed of fur and bone. But upon closer inspection, the artist’s meticulous blending of wool, found objects, and other fabrics comes into focus. Crooks sometimes uses actual specimens from Chicago’s natural history museum collections for inspiration in making her “faux specimens and soft curiosities.”

Read more and see more from Lana Crooks

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