06.05.11 by Jeff

Kate MccGwire

More feather works by Kate MccGwire. London.

feather sculptures by artist Kate MccGwire

feather sculptures by artist Kate MccGwire

feather sculptures by artist Kate MccGwire

feather sculptures by artist Kate MccGwire













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



  • This is quite impressive – as feathers often are. Does Kate MccGwire make feather sculptures that she later photographs or does she create all of this digitally?

    http://davidikus.blogspot.com

  • Hi Davidkus
    Yes they are site-specific sculptures made from feathers that I then photograph. ( not digital)
    Kate

  • i’m such a huge fan of Kate’s work… it really blows me away.

  • These are really fantastic. I thought they were snake scales at first.

  • Hanna

    wow…simply stunning. it’s beautiful and kind of scary at the same time. great!!

  • lapetitefaon

    gorgeous!

  • NAMBO

    For some reason I get the slightest feeling as if it’s part of some kind of scary movie! haha

  • Congrats! but i also like the stigma series: sophisticated in color and composition.

  • Feather boa, plume (plumage) of smoke… nice.

  • Rain

    Definitely have a nightmarish aura to them, but very cool.

  • I’ve been a fan of her and seeing her new works, gives me the same feeling when I discovered her works for the first time. Stunning.

  • How to you go about collecting such large quantities of feathers?

    • I collect the feathers in many different ways – you may want to check out a short film about my work which explains some of the processes. Kate

      http://www.crane.tv/#video/v/211157093794-26a692f5/Kate-MccGwire

      • stunning work kate i hope to see some in person at some point in my life!

        /j

      • Sakara Dawson-Marsh

        Hey Kate! Your new piece Corvid was amazing and the video is great!! Can’t wait to see what you come up with next.

  • Amazing

  • ben

    wow. and thanks for the video link kate, always good to hear from the artists themselves, love your work

  • ammar

    seriously stunning!! at first, it looks creepy to me. but then, its totally amazing.
    good work.

  • love love love this , there is a menacing element to it and beautifull also





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