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An Artist And A Hive Of Bees Collaborate On A Series Of Sculptures

By Katherine Brooks

Aganetha Dyck has become well known for her unusual sculptures, delicate artworks that depict mundane objects playfully obscured by mounds of honeycombs. But the Canadian artist can’t take all the credit. She shares the glory with her willing collaborators — honeybees.

Dyck has been partnering with bees for the past 20 years. She chooses the objects — porcelain figurines dressed in 18th century garb, or, other times, shoes and helmets — and leaves her hives of bees to adorn the forms with their swirling, asymmetric combs. The results, shaped by Dych, are every bit fantastical as they are disturbing. …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green