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Pictures made ​​out of nails

Aug - 22 - 2011
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Do you think you can just nail the shelves to hammer? You are wrong! Sculptor and artist Marcus Levin makes them works of art. The cost depends on the number of nails used to create the masterpieces.

Marcus Levin and one of his works, which took 26 600 nails. This painting is for sale for 39,750 dollars. (JONATHAN HORDLE / REX FEATURES)

All of Marcus Levin exhibited at the Gallery 27 in London, made with only a hammer and nails. (JONATHAN HORDLE / REX FEATURES)

Hammering nails into wood panels at different distances from each other, Marcus creates incredible pictures. (JONATHAN HORDLE / REX FEATURES)

A detailed view of one of the paintings of Marcus Levin. (JONATHAN HORDLE / REX FEATURES)

In most of the work of Yorkshire sculptor depicted the human body. Levin used a nail to create a more abstract and inanimate sculptures, but he realized that the relationship between “coarse angular nails and soft curves of the human body is incredible and will be evident.” (JONATHAN HORDLE / REX FEATURES)

Price of each picture depends on the number of nails used to build it. For example, the creation of these sponges out 3500 nails, so that they are 3,500 pounds sterling (about 5250 dollars). (JONATHAN HORDLE / REX FEATURES)

Large role in creating these sculptures also played in natural light. Morning and evening sun cast a different shadow on the sculpture, changing them radically. This work consists of 15 100 nails. (JONATHAN HORDLE / REX FEATURES)

Marcus Levin poses with one of his masterpieces. (JONATHAN HORDLE / REX FEATURES)

The exhibition opened on March 22 in one of London’s galleries- «Gallery 27″. (JONATHAN HORDLE / REX FEATURES)

The master at work. (JONATHAN HORDLE / REX FEATURES)


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