Nature has always been an inspiration to artists and designers. Joan Loureiro’s collection Zootechnical shows distinctive animal sculptures entirely created out of foam.

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The Brazilian artist abstracted various animals such as an elephant, a rhinoceros, a donkey, a small rat and a wolf.

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The artist layered different sized sheets of foam creating a life-sized pixelated sculpture.

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The art pieces are built in grayscale which gives a unique monotone appearance.

By Marwah Garib

Courtesy of João Loureiro

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