Most people would agree that aluminum wires by themselves are more for industrial uses rather than art, but Kevin Iris would beg to differ. He has spent the last 23-years perfecting the art of transforming aluminum wires into mind-blowing tree sculptures. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
That means he uses no glue, coatings or any other substances. he simply takes tens of feet of aluminum wire and twists them into a variety of shapes. As you can imagine, Kevin’s artistic process is very laborious and time-consuming. For example, talking about the aluminum tree n the photo below, the artist says “I average about 26 leaves per strand so I have about 10,062 leaves up there on the top. This [22-inch wide] tree took about 450 hours or so of hands on twisting wire time over four months.”