01.04.11 by Jeff

Ivan Puig

“Hasta Las Narices” a sculpture by Ivan Puig.

artist sculpture ivan puig hasta las narices

artist sculpture ivan puig hasta las narices

I believe the literal translation is “to be up to the nostrils” in other words “to be fed up with”.

Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.

  • http://www.birdbee.be birdbee

    really amazing, you can just feel it sinking!
    Would love to see it for real (and I’ll probably revisit the work afterwards, and wonder if it hasn’t sunk deeper :) )

  • http://heyitsalexp.com heyitsAlexP

    Is the floor solid or is the entire room filled up with liquid?

  • http://kfmgallery.com Kristin Forbes-Mullane

    i think the floor is solid… very cool

  • lapetitefaon

    wow, this is strangely beautiful, would love to see it in person!

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  • /climax

    Liquid filled rooms. Sounds neat-O.

  • http://hitomihb.blogspot.com Hitomi

    this reminds me of the cars covered in vines and nature from the real goods solar center in hopland, ca!

  • m

    i think the floor is solid but glossed for the reflection and he just sliced the car and place it there. it’s pretty freakin cool

  • http://ditzl.wordpress.com ditzl

    brilliant idea, insanely executed

  • http://www.trembletremble.com Diana////////////////////

    I would seriously love to see this in person

  • http://svarti.tumblr.com Svarti

    This piece of work is older than the internet (well, not exactly) but you do very well in the translation.

    And for those of you asking, yeah, the floor is solid and waxed, and the car was chopped so it looked like it was sinking.

  • http://www.theadventureschool.com/store The Adventure Store

    Seriously, so up our alley. Thanks for the share!

  • hillside

    This i awesome. I would be scared to see this in person lol.

  • CMR

    It looks like the car is drowning in milk

  • Ben

    The moment I seen this I was at an awe superb

  • Kristian

    A nice mystery and good skateboarding architecture.

  • http://queskribes.tumblr.com Rebecca Martinez

    very interesting…

  • http://andrewluk.wordpress.com/ Andrew Luk

    im in awe

  • http://www.interiordesignlv.com/ Manuel

    I love stuff like that!