“The bottle’s 17 faces – five square and 12 identical hexagonal faces – allow for an endless number of bottles to be regularly grouped together in several configurations that suppress empty space between them. Each of these three-dimensional space-filling modules significantly optimizes the processes of storage and transportation, reduces the amount of material used in the bottle and creates a greater impact in the final product’s display.”
Rashad Alakbarov from Azerbaijan is “painting” with light in ways that don’t even seem possible. He organizes found objects into formations that cast light and shadows onto walls in the most spectacular creations.
Also known as the “master of shadows,” Alakbarov plays with the ideas of concealing and revealing with his giant installations. Upon initial view, his pieces are seemingly in disarray. After further investigation, the viewer discovers a painting of shadows and light cast on the wall and is able to look at the piece in a different way, with a fresh, new set of eyes. The final results are mesmerizing. This work is currently on view through January 29 at De Pury Gallery in London. Fly to Baku @ De Pury Gallery