Image by art at the dump (Gould set): “Guzzler: engine parts, gas pump, baseball bats, 10 speed bike handlebars, vacuum parts, lamp, extension ladder parts, garden soil aerator, golf caddy cart wheels."
Nemo Gould is a beloved Bay Area kinetic and machine artist; for two decades he's been building static and kinetic machine art using everything from used dentures to old sewing machine motors. Even his life-sized, sinister looking alien robot sculptures -- such as General Debris -- have a touch of humor, and it's difficult not to smile when perusing a portfolio loaded with thinks like Catmonkey and Junkyard Dog. He's well known for Venus Flytrap:
Image by Scott Beale / Laughing Squid.