Soft sculpture

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Gürze and Dash, two soft sculpture dolls

Soft sculpture is a type of sculpture made using cloth, foam rubber, plastic, paper, fibers and similar material that are supple and nonrigid.

They can also be made out of natural materials if combined to make a nonrigid object.

Soft sculpture is very popular in Japan with artists like Yayoii Kusama boosting the heritage of this new and innovative medium for interior designers.

Popularized in the 1960s by artists such as Claes Oldenburg and Yayoi Kusama, the following is a list of selected artists who have worked with soft sculpture:

Xavier Roberts, the creator of the popular Cabbage Patch Kids made his first dolls using this method.

External links[edit]

http://www.nga.gov.au/EXHIBITION/softsculpture/