Antony Mark David Gormley, OBE, RA (b 1950) is a British sculptor. His work attempts to treat the body not as an object but a place and in making works that enclose the space of a particular body to identify a condition common to all human beings. The work is not symbolic but indexical – a trace of a real event of a real body in time. Gormley won the Turner Prize in 1994 with Field for the British Isles.
One man’s trash is another artist’s treasure, or I think that’s how it goes. Sydney-based artist Freya Jobbins makes bizarre sculptures of human faces and chiselled physiques, as well as famous characters like The Terminator, Darth Vader, and Batman. What’s more amazing is her choice of material: hundreds of discarded doll body parts. The process […]
Bart Hess - Slime. [These images and choice of material evoke a human foetus struggling to emerge from the womb to become its own person. Perhaps the beings do not want to enter into the current world, perhaps they are the results of experimental eugenics/bioengineering. The sliminess of the latex evokes a sense of disgust and discomfort, the unnatural, the bizarre. ..]