Nina Bentley's Found Object Sculptures are Made From Discarded Trinkets

By: Jana Pijak - Dec 17, 2014
References: ninabentley & coolhunting
These found object sculptures are the work of artist Nina Bentley who transforms discarded trinkets into 3D masterpieces. The artist's works have been displayed in renowned art institutions including the Worrell Smith Gallery and range from sculptural typewriters to conceptual hourglass figurines.

Nina Bentley's found object sculptures are whimsical and intricately crafted. The art pieces boast an incredible amount of detail and are a new way to look at repurposed art work. Marrying imagination with sustainability, these customized toy sculptures resemble handcrafted dioramas and are often accented with action figurines or bride and groom cake toppers. Their human figurine elements give these sculptures an eerie feel and transform found objects into monumental and meaningful 3D canvases.