Ritualistic Shapes

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These sculptures were made by Francisco Miranda, and they are part of a group art show entitled “Ritual.”

Notes about the exhibition (published at Behance Network):

HONEYCOMB and Causey Contemporary proudly present Ritual, a group exhibition featuring original artwork produced by over twenty of the freshest urban, newbrow, young contemporary artists hailing from seven countries. Ritualistic behavior is one of the few things that have universally permeated all human sociological development. It has helped form civilizations, spawned entire belief systems, and through the ages has continuously influenced human conduct while simultaneously shaping the world as we know it. While the actual processes may vary, the incorporation of ritual into society is something that transcends nationality, geographic location and linear timeline. Cultures of both the past and present have used symbolic, traditional or religious rituals for any number of reasons including divination, personal pleasure, the achievement of spiritual or emotional needs, the formation of social bonds, expressions of respect and devotion, the advancement of social status, acceptance or for educational purposes.

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Photos © Francisco Miranda

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Adriana de Barros

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Having opened her own clothing company in her twenties, Adriana has created successful projects for over a decade in the fields of design, illustration, fashion and web. She is the award-winning designer and editor-in-chief of Scene 360's Illusion magazine. When not online, she is enjoying the quiet life walking her shih tzu at seaside. Follow the author @scene360, and see more articles here.

August 31, 2011 3D Sculpture Wood