|Animals made from tires by 34-year-old Yong Ho Ji. His stylized horse is some nine feet tall at the head.|
|The Korean-born artist uses a steel frame then meticulously |
hand cuts each detail from used tires.
|Monogram, 1955-59, Robert Rauschenberg. |
The tire "belt" is not as obvious as that of his present-day followers.
|There's no hiding the fact that Zak's designs center upon tires...a sort of "retire"ment.|
|Tire Ball, by Seamster|
|Tire carving by Belgian artist, Wim Delvoye.|
Again we must come to grips with the problem: Where does one hang such art?
|Can you imagine the fun kids might have getting "eaten" by the creepy, crawly creature in the park? Of course, one might want to first check inside for real creepy crawling creatures.|
|In using tires to create garden ornaments, the difficult part is |
keeping the kids from playing with them.
|Ficus Elastica Robusta|
By Ann Carrington
Commissioned by Seeds of Change
Hampstead Heath, London.
|There are probably easier|
ways to frame pictures,
but none cheaper.