The Mechanical Taxidermy of Ron Pippin

solar deer


Artist Ron Pippin creates sculptures of animals with mechanical augmentations, such as the above work entitled "Solar Deer". In an interview, Pippin said:

My work is often related to ideas about the relationship of Science, Art, and Nature. My scientific aesthetic is primarily drawn from the 19th Century, when, I feel, science still had a relationship to beautiful forms.


Content warning: Pippin uses actual animal parts in many of his works.

Link via Make | Official Website | Interview | Photo: Ron Pippin

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