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Artist Spends a Year in the Woods Creating Beautiful Sculptures

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Artist Spencer Byles has spent the past year working on transforming small sections of woodland in Southern France into a magical wonderland full of full scale sculptures made of only natural materials. Apparently people often stumble across the structures by chance whilst walking in the woods and are left to wonder through woven wood archways and spiralling towers, asking themselves how the sculptures came to be.

The coolest part about all of this art is that because it's created using only natural materials gathered from the surrounding area, it only remains for as long as the woodland permits. As Byles' says himself, "The temporary nature of my sculptures is an important aspect of my experiences and understanding. I feel my sculptures are only really completed when nature begins to take hold again and gradually weave its way back into the materials. At this point it slowly becomes part of nature again and less a part of me."

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Source: Spencer Byles' website

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