Using antique clock gears to cover the helmet to take on the shape of a brain. Just as clocks need regular maintenance to keep functioning correctly so does the brain. The brain requires adequate exercise and mental stimulation to maintain its health and functioning.
Dan Tanenbaum has perfected the art of using vintage watch parts to create one-of-a-kind encrusted sculptures. Though his pieces initially took the shape of miniature motorcycles, as his moniker ‘WatchPartsMotorcycles’ suggests, Tanenbaum’s use of the medium has evolved over the years to gild a multitude of recognizable objects as well as some of Pop Culture’s favourite subjects. From animal skulls, Air Jordan sneakers, to his KAWGS series, each watch-part rendition presents a thrilling juxtaposition of old-world meticulousness and engineering with a contemporary and lighthearted twist.