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Feathery Polar Bear Sculptures

Artist Paola Pivi’s Bear Art Looks Realistic and Playful

— July 8, 2013 — Art & Design
Talented artist Paola Pivi creates stunning realistic bear art, including some fuzzy looking polar bear sculptures. Pivi is from Milan, Italy but she currently works in Alaska, which inspired her intriguing bear artworks. Aside from being a sculptor, Pivi is also a photographer and a performer.

Pivi’s impressive polar bear sculptures look very real from a distance. When one gets closer to these artworks it becomes clear that these intimidating and beautiful bears are covered in fluffy white feathers, not fur. One of these polar bear sculptures portrays the bear rubbing its head against the ground playfully, as if trying to scratch an itch. The faces of the polar bears in this exhibit are friendly and cute, like the face of a puppy dog. However in real life, polar bears look a little more scary.

Pivi has done other bear exhibits involving numerous bearskin rugs laid out in interesting ways.
Trend Themes
1. Realistic Animal Sculptures - Exploring the use of unconventional materials, such as feathers, to create lifelike animal sculptures.
2. Playful Art Installations - Creating interactive and engaging art installations that evoke a sense of playfulness and surprise.
3. Blurring Boundaries - Challenging traditional artistic boundaries by combining photography, sculpture, and performance in unique ways.
Industry Implications
1. Art and Sculpture - Opportunity to push the boundaries of traditional art techniques and materials, opening up new possibilities for expressive and immersive installations.
2. Experiential Events - Creating immersive and interactive art experiences that captivate and engage audiences, driven by the element of surprise.
3. Photography - Exploring the integration of sculpture and photography to create visually striking and thought-provoking compositions.
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