Ben Foster Creates Stunning All-White Geometric Animals

By: Janelle Savel - Feb 25, 2014
References: benfoster.co.nz & mymodernmet
Ben Foster is a New Zealand-based sculptor who creates modern geometric pieces of all white life-sized animals.

His collection includes a howling dog, a stagnant horse an a seal balancing on an invisible ball, just to name a few. However all of his creations are so true to life in their design, save for the fact that they are all white. Foster incorporates abstract in his sculptures by making the cuts and curves of the animals realistic. The whiteness of the animals makes one view them as a new creature to life, like a blank canvas.

Depending on the angle that your viewing the statues, the light and shadows change the appearance of the body. From different angles, the creatures look like they have a smooth and continuous body, while from other sides the geometric triangles are more visible. Foster says, "My works are a culmination of the natural and the manmade - a careful balance of form and motion."