Posts Tagged with: human

Dec
13

A glorious labyrinth of cellulite and wrinkles: 11 Sculptures Of Sagging Skin (NSFW)

posted on December 13th 2013 in Arts & Photography & Sculpture with 0 Comments

Warning: This post may contain images that are graphic to some.

Usually when we lay eyes on human flesh that doesn’t belong to ourselves, a loved one or a cohabitant of a gym locker room, the flesh is of the airbrushed variety, resembling the plastic that encases Barbie dolls or animated characters. Needless to say, it’s not quite the same texture that we notice hanging off ourselves before we hop in the shower.

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May
23

Hyperrealist sculpture with Ron Mueck

posted on May 23rd 2013 in Arts & Inspiration & Sculpture with 0 Comments

Australian-born, London-based Ron Mueck is as enigmatic as his sculptures. From a distended baby, stuck to the wall crucifixion-style and bearing an unnervingly intelligent demeanor far beyond his age, to a smaller-than-life, sick old woman, who curls up in a fetal pose under a blanket, Mueck’s works command an uncanny ability to amaze with obsessive surface detail and intense psychic discharge. Engaging and wildly popular, they expose our need to validate our humanity, even as they thwart our attempts at full disclosure.

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