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Fantastical Creatures From Illuminated Manuscripts Recreated as Piñatas by Roberto Benavidez

5 monthes ago   |   By Colossal

Robert Benavidez looks to famous paintings and literature for source material for his metallic piñatas, such as Hieronymus Bosch's Garden of Earthly Delights. The Los Angeles-based artist's most recent series Illuminated Piñata pulls characters from the Luttrell Psalter , a famous medieval manuscripts. The book contains illustrations of fantastical hybrid creatures, which Benavidez further explores by creating three-dimensional sculptures using traditional piñata motifs.
Works from his Bosch series will be on view at the Riverside Art Museum in Riverside, CA in the group exhibition BEAST...
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