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Kate MccGwire Uses Birds and Snakes for Inspiration

By: Jessica Marcel - Published: Apr 1, 2010   Updated: Jun 15 2011 • References: juxtapoz and art-milk
These sculptures by artist Kate MccGwire may inspire more terror than awe. Each uses bird feathers to create almost abstract shapes -- almost, because they definitely resemble coiled-up snakes.

Most of these feather sculptures by Kate MccGwire are encased in a glass box. One standalone piece takes over an entire room. The feather sculptures were photographed by Francis Ware, JP Bland and Tessa Angus.

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