12 Upcycled Optical Lens Sculptures

Every year we do a reclaimed lenses or eyewear work of art post for Earth Day. This year we scoured google up to page 12 to find some unique works that artisans over the world are creating.  Here it is our annual listing of upcycled Eyewear and or eyeglass lenses works of art.

1.) Kylie-Fleur’s “Self-Replication”, an Installation of thousands of recycled optical lenses held together using nylon knots, forming what appears as a pair of curtains

Image Credit Unknown

Image Credit Unknown

2.) From Southern Tier Optometry a Lens Chandlier.

Southern Tier Optometry - lens chandelier

Southern Tier Optometry – lens chandelier

3.) This is for sale in the UK for $13,000″ Via Art Parks 

Kerstin Hedstrom 'Vision' Sculpture

Kerstin Hedstrom ‘Vision’ Sculpture Image: http://www.artparks.co.uk

'Vision' by

'Vision' by

4.) Also from Kerstin Hedstrom

Bodice of Life by Kerstin Hedstrom

Bodice of Life by Kerstin Hedstrom

5.) Kerstin Helstrom

Recycled glass spectacle lenses Slow Art usually Abstract Modern &Recycled sculpture by Kerstin Hedstrm titled: 'Ving (Modern Abstract Slow Art Glass Kinetic statue

Recycled glass spectacle lenses Slow Art usually Abstract Modern &Recycled sculpture by Kerstin Hedstrm titled: ‘Ving (Modern Abstract Slow Art Glass Kinetic statue

6.) SCuze Me While I Kiss the Sky by Caroline Cox includes “trawling lures, monofilament strands, mesh bags, glass lenses and crystal balls that cascade from the ceiling, and convex and concave mirrored pools that sprawl on the floor. ” Via Wake Forest Magazine. 

Caroline Cox's

Caroline Cox’s

7.) Sunglass Parasol by Naomi Ruth Raine

sunglasses-parasol-400

8.) William Cordova upcycled optical lenses on it look like cardboard.

William Cordova Untitled (Morphology of a Dissident), 2012-2014, reclaimed sunglass lenses. Image courtesy the artist.. Using Reclaimed Eyeglass Lenses

William Cordova Untitled (Morphology of a Dissident), 2012-2014, reclaimed sunglass lenses. Image courtesy the artist.. Using Reclaimed Eyeglass Lenses

9.) Via Found on web.me.com 1,600 vintage optometry lenses. Installation by California contemporary artist Susan Sironi

1,600 vintage optometry lenses. Installation by California contemporary artist Susan Sironi at the Chouinard Art Gallery Pasadena and the Brand Library Art Gallery.

1,600 vintage optometry lenses. Installation by California contemporary artist Susan Sironi at the Chouinard Art Gallery Pasadena and the Brand Library Art Gallery.

10.) Sunglass lenses were used in this installation by Tatiana Ferahian. The pattern is a sunflower seed head.

"Clytia" by Tatiana Ferahian,… (Cloe Poisson, Hartford…

“Clytia” by Tatiana Ferahian, Image: http://www.courant.com

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11.) Costa’s produces several of these works of art reusing both the old frame and the lenses.

Costa Reclaimed Eyewear and Lenses Fish Art Series

Costa Reclaimed Eyewear and Lenses Fish Art Series

12.) This was was taken at Trelissick Garden in 2010 and the art piece was part of the ‘You are Here’ exhibition that brings together site-specific artifacts designed and built to define a sense of space. Created by level two students on the BA(Hons) Contemporary Crafts course from University College Falmouth. It was made out of discarded spectical lenses and was meant to make you see the landscape differently.

Found on ahomespunyarn.blogspot.co.uk

Found on ahomespunyarn.blogspot.co.uk

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