Figurative Sculptures Made From Tightly Welded Chains by Young-Deok Seo (8 pics)




Korean artist Yeong-Deok Seo creates imposing figurative sculptures using tightly knit configurations of welded bicycle chains and industrial steel chains. While impressive in their intricacy and the apparent skill required to create them, the artwork’s titles such as Infection – Anguish , Infection – Ego , and Addict , suggest the rippled surface created by the materials is not an arbitrary decision. These are figures of individuals in despair, pockmarked with disease, the chains acting as a metaphor for the human condition..

Figurative Sculptures Made From Tightly Welded Chains by Young-Deok Seo

Figurative Sculptures Made From Tightly Welded Chains by Young-Deok Seo

Figurative Sculptures Made From Tightly Welded Chains by Young-Deok Seo

Figurative Sculptures Made From Tightly Welded Chains by Young-Deok Seo

Figurative Sculptures Made From Tightly Welded Chains by Young-Deok Seo

Figurative Sculptures Made From Tightly Welded Chains by Young-Deok Seo

Figurative Sculptures Made From Tightly Welded Chains by Young-Deok Seo

Korean artist Yeong-Deok Seo creates imposing figurative sculptures using tightly knit configuration

Korean artist Yeong-Deok Seo creates imposing figurative sculptures using tightly knit configurations of welded bicycle chains and industrial steel chains. While impressive in their intricacy and the apparent skill required to create them, the artwork’s titles such as Infection – Anguish , Infection – Ego , and Addict , suggest the rippled surface created by the materials is not an arbitrary decision. These are figures of individuals in despair, pockmarked with disease, the chains acting as a metaphor for the human condition. See much more of Seo’s work spanning the past several years here .




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