Art has its own way of story telling to a level that can be described nearly magical. It is very interesting and amazing how people can turn almost anything into a medium of art in order to express emotion. This article is about such a wonderful collection of art, designed by the artistic hands of an amazing artist.

Meet the star of today’s article Henrique Oliveira has being touring with his mesmerizing wood art installations and currently they are set to displayed in Australia, captivating audiences at Brisbane’s Gallery-of-Modern’Art with his exhibition titled ‘Fairy Tales’. With the awesome chance to transform the entrance path, Oliveira crafted an eerie forest installation named ‘Corupira’, inspired by a mythical creature from the Brazilian forest. Scroll down to check out more.

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‘Corupira’, named after the devilish-creature of an old mythical-folklore, features enormous plywood trunks bursting out from the gallery walls. The structure creates a maze-like setting for visitors. The installation’s twisting branches, made from planks and tree branches that looks very much like a natural tree. This structure brings out the mystical touch of fairy tales, inviting people to explore and immerse themselves in its astounding atmosphere.

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Catch this cool installment in Australia, until the closing of ‘Fairy Tales’ on April 28, 2024 if you are around. Don’t miss the chance to experience Oliveira’s master wood artistry. This type of innovative creations are testaments to the power of storytelling and imagination in contemporary art.

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This talented artist’s fascination with wood art developed from his painting practice. He switched from two-dimensional to three-dimensional works. Utilizing the splintered edges of wood as brushstrokes, he crafts installations that transcend traditional boundaries, shaping space in captivating ways. Let us know what you think of these awesome creations of this artist in the comments section below.

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