Giant objects. Claes Oldenburg is a Swedish sculptor who makes large replicas of everyday objects. He was born in 1929 and moved to Chicago in 1936. He went to Yale University and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He's been associated with the Pop Art movement since the 1960s. He created most of his sculptures in collaboration with his late wife Coosje van Bruggen. More here.
catsby by Amy Flynn Designs FOBOTS are Found Objects roBots. Every Fobot is lovingly assembled from cool, vintage junk to make a one-of-a-kind sculpture, never to be duplicated. Each comes with a copper tag with its individual number and a paper tag listing its name, date of birth, and principal components, along with the artist’s signature. And, if it opens up, there’s a heart inside.
Assemblage Sculpture Projects - 8th grade art ***I"ve Kindergarten-ized this by doing it with dried pasta: penne, wheels, farfalle, fettuccine, elbows, etc. Easier on little fingers that aren't quite adept at cutting shapes yet!-jlm
Emma Parker - Transitional Objects. "These pieces have been made from found and abandoned objects which have been wrapped tightly in a wool yarn. The cocoon like form protects and holds the objects, but it also restricts and does not allow escape."