Falmouth Art Gallery opened the first of their series of Darwin related exhibitions, ‘Voyages of Discovery’ on 14th February. The exhibition includes several pieces of automata, including this piece ‘Who’s Who on the Tree of Life’ by Paul Spooner. Paul says ‘after a lot of messing about, I went with this thing that shows firstly […]
I was recently at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia. The Amazing Machines Gallery has some of the best examples of basic mechanics that I have seen.
A one off piece from Carlos Zapata. The ‘Collector’ is admiring his latest acquistion the little figure does sit-ups in the palm of the collector’s hand. This piece from 2005 has recently been on exhibition in North America, and is now available to buy. Height: 56 cm Price: £895.00 This is available to buy from […]
A new work by the Colombian automata maker Carlos Zapata is currently being exhibited at the Royal Academy’s Summer Exhibition in London. In the piece a man protecting a small child is being beaten by soldiers. Carlos has always been concerned about the ill treatment of innocent people, and the fact that very often nothing […]