Artist Jason Hackenwerth Unveils Large New Balloon Sculpture





New York artist Jason Hackenwerth, acknowledged for his pure and natural varieties made out of latex balloons, merely unveiled his latest work on the Edinburgh Worldwide Science Pageant inside the Grand Gallery of the Nationwide Museum of Scotland. Titled Pisces the sculpture is the artist’s interpretation of the legend of Aphrodite and Eros: in Greek mythology, Aphrodite, the Goddess of affection and her son, Eros, escaped the fearsome monster Typhon by transforming proper right into a tightly woven spiral of two fish, a decide which later grew to turn into a constellation generally known as Pisces. The spiraling variety is constituted of 10,000 balloons which took three staff members virtually six days to blow up, after which Hackenwerth and his assistant Leah Blair wove fastidiously into this three dimensional development.

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