Category: Sculpture

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Mélanie Bourget

ENAMELED AND MYSTERIOUS WOMEN Mélanie Bourget’s work focuses on the human being. She creates figurative sculptures in a contemporary yet a little offbeat style, oscillating between realism and fantasy. Then she subjects them to the raku technique. Big busts of women with crazy hairstyles, mysterious and dreamy little characters are in a few words the […]

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Jessica Harrison

TATTOOED OR MACABRE BUT DELICATE As part of a new body of sculptural work, artist Jessica Harrison has created a series of delicate porcelain figurines depicting idealized women in ball gowns, with one glaring difference from the collectibles found in your grandmother’s curio: each sculpture is covered neck to wrist in ornate sailor tattoos. This […]

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Liu Xue

HYBRID BEINGS Chinese sculptor Liu Xue combines a human with an animal, creating a hybrid being. Each being has a human head with animal appendage (or appendages). A man is merged with a pig, a woman with a chicken, a man with a dog, and more.The result is something we haven’t seen before, one that […]

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Ying Wei

A COSMOPOLITAN ART LANGUAGE Ying Wei: “I have been focused on painting art, film and television animation, digital imaging, visual creativity and the creation of new media and cultural exploration. Interdisciplinary knowledge structure and creative accumulation, formed my unique creative thinking and work patterns. As a Chinese, I hope to create a new, cosmopolitan art […]

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Francesca Dalla Benetta

IDENTITY IN TRANSFORMATION Francesca Dalla Benetta: “My work is characterized by mixed anatomies and forms. Human faces and bodies are combined with different textures, skins and elements, giving birth to hybrid beings. Through my characters, I study the issues of transformation, identity, sense of belonging, self perception, dreams, and magic. I move to Rome in […]

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Yoshitoshi Kanemaki

DUPLICATE FEATURES Based in Chiba, Yoshitoshi Kanemaki carves small, disturbing forms that allure to the duality he finds. “Looking deep into the world in which we live, we realize that everyone holds hesitations or contradictions that can never be reconciled”, he says. And so he attempts to project those emotions onto his sculptures, which he […]

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