Gavin Worth is a young artist born in Zimbabwe who grew up in New Mexico, studied and lived in San Francisco and currently works in Cairo, Egypt. Gavin creates beautiful and engaging wire sculptures which appear as freestanding line drawings. I love the way he explains his work and I simply didn’t have the heart to paraprhrase it, so here goes:


…When the light in the room shifts, so does the mood of the piece. A breeze might softly move an arm. My wire sculptures tell stories of simple human moments: a woman adjusting her hair, a face gazing from behind tightly wrapped arms, a mother gently cradling her baby. The honest, unguarded moments are the ones that I find to be the most beautiful. – GW.


Isn’t that just gorgeous? I find it so fascinating that a piece of bent wire can communicate so much emotion and beauty. If that isn’t a sign of a huge talent than I don’t know what is.


[Discovered via My Modern Met. Images via Gavin Worth.]

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Dana is an award-winning interior designer living in Sydney, Australia. With an unhealthy passion for design, Dana commits to an abnormal amount of daily design research. Regular travel and attendance at premier design events, enables Dana to stay at the forefront of the design world globally. While she is super serious about design, Dana never takes herself - nor design - too seriously. Together with her life and business partner, Dana is Boss Lady at Studio Yellowtrace, specialising in Design Strategy, Creative Direction and Special Projects. The studio takes a highly conceptual and holistic approach to translating brands & ideas into places & experiences.

6 Responses

  1. James Bailey

    oh wow! this is perfectly amazing. If i were to keep something modeled after a deceased loved one, this would be the fashion in which i would do it.

    Art is timeless, and so is the spirit and love of those you hold dear.

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