We Can't Get These Freakishly Hyperrealistic Sculptures Out Of Our Heads

October 23, 2014 1:35 PM

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We Can't Get These Freakishly Hyperrealistic Sculptures Out Of Our Heads

Realistic sculpture is nothing new. Michelangelo, Verrocchio, Alexandros of Antioch -- all these early masters knew how to transform a hunk of stone into a veritable human form, armed with a realistic musculature and recognizable stance. Yet get up close to one of these sculpted masterpieces and its inanimate state is glaringly obvious.

But a hyperreal sculpture? This contemporary brand of artwork is harder to identify, perhaps because it looks so much like a living, breathing being (or something far stranger.) Few excel at the field quite like Milwaukee-based artist Marc Sijan, whose freakishly realistic portrayals of everyday hum...

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