20+ Gravity-Defying Sculptures That Will Make You Look Twice

Art is supposed to challenge us. Challenge our beliefs, our prejudices and even our concepts of what we believe to be possible.

Sculptures are a great medium for this, as they allow the artist to play tricks on the eye and mess with the viewer’s concepts of logic. This collection of sculptures, compiled by A&D, do just that. Calling into question the laws of gravity and physics they make you wonder, how the heck did they do that? From incredible feats of balance on a grand scale, to just plain head-scratching sorcery, this list has it all!

Scroll down to below to check them out for yourself, and prepare to be bamboozled by these gorgeous and gravity defying pieces. Don’t forget to up vote your faves! (H/T)

01. The Force Of Nature By Lorenzo Quinn

Lorenzo Quinn

02. Wire Fairies By Robin Wight

Robin Wight

03. Wursa By Daniel Firman

Daniel Firman

04. Trans Ī Re By Fredrik Raddum

Fredrik Raddum

05. Floating Stone By Smaban Abbas

Smaban Abbas

06. Coffee Kiss By Johnson Tsang

Johnson Tsang

07. Take My Lighting But Don’t Steal My Thunder By Alex Chinneck

Alex Chinneck

08. Les Voyageurs By Bruno Catalano

Bruno Catalano

09. Wurf VI By Anna Borgman And Candy Lenk

Anna Borgman and Candy Lenk

10. Book Sculptures By Alicia Martin

Alicia Martin

11. De Vaartkapoen By Tom Frantzen


12. Hyper-Realistic Illusions Carved Out Of Wood By Tom Eckert

Tom Eckert

13. Window With Ladder – Too Late For Help By Leandro Erlich

Leandro Erlich

14. Balancing Sculptures By Jerzy Kędziora

Jerzy Kędziora

15. Car Sculptures By Gerry Judah

Gerry Judah

16. Pentateuque By Fabien Mérelle


17. The Virgins Of Apeldoorn By Elisabet Stienstra

Elisabet Stienstra

18. Monte-Meubles, L’Ultime Déménagement – Leandro Erlich

Leandro Erlich

19. Stone Balancing By Adrian Gray

Adrian Gray

20. Pick Yourself Up And Pull Yourself Together By Alex Chinneck

Alex ChinneckTristan Fewings

21. Abedo By Emil Alzamora

Emil Alzamora

22. Suspended By Menashe Kadishman

Menashe Kadishmanmyraganella

23. Michael Jones Sculpture By Jerzy Kędziora

Natalie Stamilla

24. La Voiture Sur Le Lampadaire By Benedetto Bufalino

Benedetto Bufalino

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