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hilary berseth’s amazing sculptures

These amazing beeswax sculptures were created by Hilary Berseth, with the help of many bees! To get the bees to build their combs in the shapes he would like, he constructs basic frameworks out of wire and wax, and then puts them into a closed box in the spring. After that the bee colonies take over, filling out his templates with wax cells, then stuffing them with honey. Check out NYMagazine for more information and a really nice little slideshow about it!
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Faith -February 21, 2009, 11:45AM

I’ve seen sculptures like this before, but by a different artist, I think.
Would love to try it myself!

jaranian -February 22, 2009, 11:57AM

As Albert Einstein once said, “If all the Bees were gone, humans would be gone within 4 years.” (No Bees, No Pollination)
I believe bees are the treasure of nature. I would support bee Art/farming any day of the week.
None the less the installation is beautiful!

seema -February 24, 2009, 1:45AM

I believe bees are the treasure of nature.

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