Geektastic Articulated Statues: Famous People as Star Wars Characters [Pics]

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Seattle-based artist Mike Leavitt has recently created a series of articulated wooden statues featuring famous people, dead or alive, as Star Wars characters. As you see (above and below,) his approach is rather unique and makes a statement, both serious and humorous at the same time, on the personality of each subject.

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“Empire Peaks” is an entirely new set of collectible statuary debuting at Jonathan LeVine Saturday November 23, 2013. The new series is composed of 5-part articulating pieces ranging in height from 12″ (30 cm) to 36″ (1 meter), sculpted in carved wood and polymer clay.

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If you’re in the NYC area, you can go and check out Mike’s amazing art in person over at the Jonathan LeVine Gallery. The show ends this Saturday (December 21st, 2013.)

[Source: Mike Leavitt | Jonathan LeVine Gallery | Via Walyou]





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