Friday, May 13, 2011

Friday Featured Artist: Myeongbeom Kim

Untitled          300 X 300 X 300 (inch)          Deer Taxidermy, Branch, Leaves.

This Friday's Art is Myeongbeom Kim.  A native of South Korea, he studied environmental sculpture at the University of Seoul and in 2008 received he MFA from The Art Institute of Chicago.  I find his sculptures whimsical but also thought-provoking.  His sculptures question our relationship with nature.  He uses our consumer objects and points out their natural counterparts in many of his works. I've posted only a few of my favorites.  Go to his website for more!

Untitled          15 X 15 X 30 (inch)          Glass, Steel, Sunflower.

Rest          75 X 98 X 39 (inch)          Bed, Lawn, Pillow.

Untitled          100 X 100 X 250 (inch)          Balloon, Wood.

Which one is your favorite? Post the link in the comments below!

Brittany Thrun is the owner, artist and instructor behind A Fine Tangle.
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