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6 Monstrous Sculptures Made From Recycled Vehicles

by , 05/18/12
filed under: Art, Recycled Materials

 

Miina Akkijyrkka, cows, recycled cars, recycled metal, Finnish sculptore, scrap metal

Miina Akkijyrkka’s Immense Cow Sculptures From Recycled Cars

Inspired by her time of studying dairy farming, Finnish sculptor Miina Akkijyrkka designed immense sculptures of cows that are both colorful and expressive. By assembling massive scrap metal car parts into bovine sculptures within a woodland lanscape, the award-winning artist creates a farm-like environment while raising awareness about sustainable issues.

 

Jim Reinders, Stonhedge, Carhenge, Recycled Vehicles, Nebraska, grey cars

 

Jim Reinders’s Prehistoric Stonhedge Replica From Dead Cars and Trucks

Inspired from prehistoric Stonehenge monument in Western England, artist Jim Reinders built a stunning replica that replaces the spiritual stones with grey painted trucks and cars. A tribute to his father, Carhenge is a large-scale sculpture built in Nebraska that attrackts thousands of worshippers every year while also raising questions about the death of the car.

 

Recycled Vehicles, Neatherlands, Studio Re-Creation, Lada Samara Diva, Russian

 

Studio Re-Creation Transforms Old Russian Cars Into Man-Machines

Measuring 6.5 feet and made from recycled Russian Lada Samara Diva cars, these Transformers sculptures are half-man, half-machine. Sculpted by Neatherlands-based Studio Re-Creation, they look as if they’re poised for battle.

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