Crystal Chronicles - March 2017
Mind Boggling Sculptures
Flying Stone Statue - created by Sculptor, Shaaban Mohamed Abbas
Abbas, a Sculptor from Faiyum, Egypt, became famous world-wide for his "floating stone" piece at Cairo International Airport. Abbas was born in 1969 and passed away from a stroke on 17 November 2010. Information on him and his art is scarce and often in- cludes wrong credits to "Smaban Abbas". friends described Shaaban Abbas as quiet and sensitive. "He was a very humble person, which is something very hard to find in an artist.” Colleagues and
Built for the Festival of the Five Seasons in Chaudfon- taine Park, which lies on the outskirts of Liege, Bel- gium, a giant c l o t h e s p i n sculpture ap- pears to be holding on to a mound of dirt and grass.
Giant Clothespin Sculpture - created by Turkish artist Mehmet Ali Uysal
March 2017 | Volume 10 | Issue 3
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