From scrap to a piece of art

From scrap to a piece of art

The Gallery of Steel Figures, located in Pruszków, Poland, has hosted many international artists for the joint project over the past 5 years. The project is aimed at creating art from scrap.

From scrap to a piece of art

Some people need pencils, paints, canvas and gesso to create masterworks, but others can give a new life to junk and old
things.

This is very unique and extraordinary form of art.

From scrap to a piece of art

The artists used scrap metal sourced from the local scrap yards, so this time scrap yards turned into art shops for a while. The artists just went to the yards and took everything they needed to make an art.

As a result, we have got recreated supercars like Mercedes 300 SL, Bugatti Veyron, Lamborghini Aventador, Maserati GranTurismo and Ferrari 250 GTO.
From scrap to a piece of art

From scrap to a piece of art

From scrap to a piece of art

And they are actually shocking.

From scrap to a piece of art

Just look at the photos – details and accuracy to the original are mindbenders. The replicas repeat everything: the lines, the interior, control panel. Moreover, the Bugatti replica even has an engine. The only desire that appears while looking at these masterpieces – to take the key and drive them.

From scrap to a piece of art

Apart from the scrap cars, there are also many replicas of the celebrities and pop culture figures in the gallery. For more photos and information, you can pass to their official website or Facebook page.

From scrap to a piece of art

This form of art is becoming more and more popular. Creative, skilled and talented artist and craftsmen create eye-catching masterworks from scrap, plastics, tires, etc. Their works look amazing and can be a part of home interior or grace garden or backyard.

An issue of a “recycle life” was discussed many times. In fact, Poland’s Gallery of Steel Figures is only one of the examples showing what can be created from junk. Noteworthy, this art has positive influence on the environment, as it helps to avoid land pollution from metal corruption. As a result, what we “kill two birds with one stone”: we not only get amazing piece of art, but also help to protect the nature.

A piece of art can be made from everything, we just need a desire to make this world better.
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