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E.T., De Niro and Harry Potter Make an Appearance at the Weston Sand Sculpture Festival in England

by , 06/25/13
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Weston Sand Sculpture Festival, Hollywood, sand sculptures, De Niro, ET, Art, Green Materials

The Weston Sand Sculpture Festival’s fragile works are incredibly detailed and beautifully crafted. This year the theme was  “Hollywood” and several sculptors from around the world gathered on the English beach to take on the difficult task of bringing to life some of cinema’s greatest icons. Life-like, beautiful and awe-inspiring, the works include characters from Hollywood classics such as Batman and The Hulk, as well as famous directors like Alfred Hitchcock, who can be seen above looking sideways while holding one of his terrifying birds.

Weston Sand Sculpture Festival, Hollywood, sand sculptures, De Niro, ET, Art, Green Materials

A granular Robert De Niro was also in the show, his Taxi Driver character sculpted by a Dutch artist. A Jurassic Park themed sand sculpture was another wonderful creation made from the finely weathered rock and mineral particles.

Short-lived but sustainable, these brilliant Hollywood-inspired sculptures surely delighted, but they also disappeared without a trace.

+ Weston Sand Sculpture Festival

Via Taxi Design

Photos by Matt Cardy 

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