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Seo Young Deok's Incredible Chain Sculptures

Seo Young Deok's Incredible Chain Sculptures
photo © Seo Young Deok The human body and its formation lie at the core of the Korean artist Seo Young Deok’s work who is preoccupied with the stories told through the human figure. His solo exhibition 'Dystopia' took place at the INSA/Arko Art Centre in Seoul from 26 October 2011 until 31 October 2011 and showed his nude sculptures made meticulously in welded metal chain links piece by piece. Seo Young Deok presented a number of nude sculptures, some lying on the ground, some hung on the walls. He used welded metal chains in order to model them linking them piece-by-piece. At first glance, when someone takes a look at his work, one cannot help but notice that the artist draws strong references from the work of the renowned British sculptor Anthony Gormley. What Seo Young Deok’s sculptures capture is the anxieties of the modern human and especially the anxieties of the younger generation. Discover Seo Young Deok's chain sculptures through the pictures that follow: sources:

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