Steel Hares Won’t Eat Your Vegetable Plants: The Art Of Peter McLisky

Here at H2P, we’re big fans of what we’ve coined ‘Hop Art‘. In previous posts we’ve explored the use of the iconic leporidae figure — the long ears, the big teeth, the small, onyx eyes — in tattoos, t-shirts, and enormous, mountain-top installations.

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In this post, we’d like to introduce the work of Australian sculptor and fabricator Peter McLisky. His bonsai bookracks and spotted side tables are enough to make a modernist homeowner drool, but what got us binkying were his metallic rabbit sculptures.

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These laser-cut steel sculptures come in sizes ranging from about 8 inches to 9 feet tall, which lend them a certain flexibility; they can be displayed anywhere from an office desktop to your back yard.

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The sculptures come rusted, black or with hand-colored lace designs, but what really gives the sculptures character is the six poses there are to choose from.

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Fellow Aussie, architect Sharon Fraser, chose a red bunny with both ears sticking straight up to guard her monochromatic home.

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We personally prefer the laid back demeanor of rabbit number two, or maybe the cool confidence of the sixth variant.

Which is your favorite? Let us know in the comments!

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