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Lifelike Wooden Restaurant Installations

Roxy Paine Created an Entire Fast Food Joint Out of Wood

— February 6, 2014 — Art & Design
Roxy Paine is an American artist who has designed a precisely accurate art installation made entirely out of wood. His work entitled Carcass, is a true to life fast food restaurant.

Paine used maple and birch wood to make this installation, and his attention to detail in the kitchen is staggering. Paine sculpted everything, from wire casings on the deep fryer to the soft serve ice cream machines to coffee pots. Everything about this installation looks real, but the restaurant is devoid of any names, logos or food. All that remains is a shell of a fast food joint with nothing inside, an empty carcass.

Since 1989, Paine has had his work exhibited in museums around the world, from San Francisco to Ottawa and even Jerusalem.
Trend Themes
1. Lifelike Wooden Installations - Exploring the use of wood to create art installations that resemble real-life objects, offering opportunities for unique and eye-catching displays.
2. Attention to Detail in Art - Utilizing meticulous craftsmanship to create art that captures the intricacy of everyday objects, providing a fresh perspective on traditional artistic expressions.
3. Empty Spaces as Art - Empty spaces as a form of artistic expression, challenging viewers to question the inherent meaning and value of physical objects within a given space.
Industry Implications
1. Art and Sculpture - Incorporating innovative techniques and materials into the production of art sculptures, pushing the boundaries of traditional art forms.
2. Museums and Galleries - Providing a platform for artists to showcase their unique and thought-provoking installations, enriching the museum experience for visitors.
3. Interior Design and Architecture - Inspiring interior designers and architects to think creatively about how to incorporate artistic installations into various spaces, adding a touch of intrigue to commercial and residential environments.
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