Simon Gudgeon is a well-known, gifted contemporary sculptor with a “signature smooth-style that marvelously concentrates spirit and nature.” To create his remarkable work, the British artist uses the beauty of the human form.
“I love the sense of movement and the ability to convey emotion,” the sculptor shared with Bored Panda. “At first I just concentrated on the head with sculptures like Search for Enlightenment and Leaf Spirit. Then I moved onto the full human form and used ballet as my inspiration.”
In a piece called Athena, Gudgeon collaborated with Ksenia Ovsyanick, the principal ballerina with the Staatsbalet, Berlin. The artist was inspired by the Dying Swan.
“I was mesmerized by the elegance and grace and then I saw the pose I wanted to use,” he added.
If you are interested in seeing more of his work, check out his Instagram page, or have a look at his personal website.