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Raku Inoue crafts delicate insect sculptures from colorful flowers

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Aug 05, 2017 01:03 AM
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by (Lucy Wang) last modified Aug 04, 2017

Even those scared of bugs won’t be able to resist the exquisite beauty of Raku Inoue’s insect sculptures. Crafted from delicate flower petals and leaves, ‘Natura Insects’ is a beautiful series of miniature flower arrangements pieced together to look like stag beetles, butterflies, and other insects. The Montreal-based Japanese artist draws from traditional Japanese arts such as ink painting (“sumi-e”) and flower arrangement (“ikebana”) and gives the art forms a new, modern twist. The...





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