Korean artist Seung Mo Park (previously featured here) continues to develop and perfect his ability to create awesomely photorealistic sculptures using stainless steel wire mesh. Numerous layers of wire appear to form a holographic shadow world from which hauntingly beautiful faces and figures emerge.
"If you gaze at Park’s work for long enough, it almost seems as though he has dialed into some special channel caught between realities. A slight turn to the right and maybe his subject will become a real boy once and for all. A slight turn to the left and these ghostly figures might be subsumed forever."
Park’s sculptures appear so lifelike that it feels like it would only be mildly startling to see one of his faces or figures suddenly move, their eyes locking with our own, perhaps about to speak. We love how the wire mesh frays around the edges of some of the pieces, as though that’s where Park’s shadow world gives way to our own.
Artist Kevin Weir creates ghostly animated GIFs using Archival photos from the Library of Congress
Spatial object sculptures by Michael Johansson
At the mere mention of the word Tetris, the game’s catchy electro song begins blaring in our heads. Artist Michael Johansson’s precisely stacked sculptures made from ordinary objects induce the same internal Nintendo soundtrack. Using found objects like old computer screens, keyboards, cars and suitcases, the Swedish designer creates incredible geometric sculptures - both inside the gallery and jammed into site-specific space