Wildly Intricate Steampunk Sculptures Reveal An Apocalyptic Side Of Art

December 16, 2014 2:43 PM

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Wildly Intricate Steampunk Sculptures Reveal An Apocalyptic Side Of Art

Where the industrial revolution meets the impending apocalypse, with a little bit of Rococo flair thrown in, that's where you'll find the endlessly embellished sculptures of Kris Kuksi. The artist warps used trinkets and tchotchkes, transforming them into fantastical machines, at once mechanical and supernatural, futuristic and primordial, horrific and stunning.

Kuksi himself helped us out with a categorization. "'Melancholic sculptures describing the vices of man and celebrating beauty in the grotesque' is a fairly close way to characterize my works," he explained to The Huffington Post. "Or, Baroque infused 3D miniature surreal compositions with a splash ...

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