Wierd and Unique Sculptures by Xooang Choi

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Wierd and Unique Sculptures by Xooang Choi

Explore human rights, discrimination, pathological conditions of society, isolation, loneliness, sex, and some of them with the theme of gender politics.

Image credits: Xooang Choi

An artist certainly has its own way to appreciate the thoughts that sometimes seem strange or even creepy, as was done by South Korean artists, Xooang Choi who was born in 1975.

This artist received worldwide attention because the sculptures are very similar to humans. The sculptures created can make people shudder. Choi's interest in sculpting began when he entered an art high school. Choi held his first exhibition in 2002 and has worked as an artist for more than 10 years. Obtained an MFA degree in Sculpture from Seoul National University in 2005.

Image credits: Xooang Choi

Every sculpture he creates takes about 2-5 months to complete. The sculptures he created haunted anyone saw them because of their realistic and strange-looking shapes. His artworks seem disturbing and arousing thoughts that explore human rights, discrimination, pathological conditions of society, isolation, loneliness, sex, and some of them with the theme of gender politics.

Image credits: Xooang Choi

Naturally, many later called the artworks as part of a horror film, but Choi claimed his sculptures was the most beautiful creation. Unlike other sculptors, Choi combines body parts to create sculptures that show his concern for the human condition in society. Choi, reaping the controversy of some of his artworks. He is known as a sculpture artist who makes artworks with the theme of the human body. Choi combines parts of the human body to express his concern for today's society. "My sculptures might look hyper-realism in terms of technique. However, what I want to say that is not really the case. But I made it similar to the human body in order to achieve certain phenomena or statuses. "

Image credits: Xooang Choi

Choi's works are considered by the public to have another mysterious side. The sculptures are haunting and attract public attention. This is one of the strengths of Choi's artworks, so it can survive and strengthen its existence in the art world of South Korea. But according to Choi, all his artworks, have different purposes and reasons.

He explained the artworks he created was intentionally created to put people who saw in uncomfortable situations.

Image credits: Xooang Choi

"If someone feels uncomfortable physically or mentally when they see my works, it means that my works are successful," he added. Choi's artwork depicts human emotions seem to freeze in time. The sculptures reveal the reality of ordinary people and successfully pull out their behavior and feelings.

Choi has held many solo exhibitions and group exhibitions including DOOSAN Residency 2017, Islet of Aspergers, The Vegetative State, and others.

Image credits: Xooang Choi

Image credits: Xooang Choi

Image credits: Xooang Choi

Image credits: Xooang Choi

Image credits: Xooang Choi

Image credits: Xooang Choi

Image credits: Xooang Choi

Image credits: Xooang Choi

Image credits: Xooang Choi

Image credits: Xooang Choi

Image credits: Xooang Choi

Image credits: Xooang Choi

Image credits: Xooang Choi .

(h/t: a-c-d.net ).

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