Joshua Abarbanel, mesmerizing art, wooden patterns, coral reef, wall piece, wooden sculpture, laser cut

Joshua Abarbanel’s beautiful wooden sculptures combine natural materials with marine inspiration. His latest series is designed to resemble coral reefs with concentric flower-like blooms created using both digital and manual techniques.

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Joshua Abarbanel, mesmerizing art, wooden patterns, coral reef, wall piece, wooden sculpture, laser cut

Each structure is first laser cut, stained in different brown shades and then assembled into organic patterns made from differently-sized pieces.

Joshua Abarbanel, mesmerizing art, wooden patterns, coral reef, wall piece, wooden sculpture, laser cut

Explaining the inspiration for this series, Abarbanel says, ‘As an artist I explore forms and patterns, especially the colors, shapes, and compositions found in biological, botanical, and geological structures. I am interested in the relationship between the individual elements of structures and the larger forms of which they are a part’.

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