Balloons Puff and Twist into an Elaborate Inflatable Ensemble by Masayoshi Matsumoto | Colossal


NOVEMBER 7, 2022. GRACE EBERT

All images © Masayoshi Matsumoto

Masayoshi Matsumoto twists balloons into quirky and playful animal sculptures with incredible detail like claws and individual feathers.

Armed with colorful balloons and plenty of air, Masayoshi Matsumoto (previously) twists and ties a playfully quirky menagerie of inflatable creatures. A chemical engineer by day, the artist spends his off hours stretching the malleable material into a sticky-fingered tree frog or plump squirrel, elevating the creations typically associated with children’s birthday parties or carnivals into elaborate sculptural works.

Matsumoto is loyal to the bendable material and forgoes paints, glues […]

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1 Response to Balloons Puff and Twist into an Elaborate Inflatable Ensemble by Masayoshi Matsumoto | Colossal

  1. I wonder how he gets them to stick together without glue. maybe he just ties them together, tricky.

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