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small scale realistic sculptures by sam jinks
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feb 05, 2013
small scale realistic sculptures by sam jinks



‘unsettled dogs’, 2012 by sam jinks

silicone, pigment, resin, human hair and fur
64 x 62 x 23cm
image courtesy sullivan and strumpf

 

 

 

melbourne-based artist sam jinks presented his latest sculptural piece ‘unsettled dogs’ as part of art stage singapore 2013. the artwork is strikingly realistic, reminiscent of work by ron mueck – carefully crafted from silicone, pigment, resin and hair to depict two nude bodies. each figure lies face to face in an appearance of sleep, donning the sharp-angled head of a fox and about about one-quarter life size. ‘unsettled dogs’ is a metaphor for jinks’ conviction that emotional chaos lies not far beneath contemporary society’s well-cultivated sheath of courtesy and mutual respect.

 

 


image courtesy sullivan and strumpf

 

 


image courtesy sullivan and strumpf

 

 


image courtesy sullivan and strumpf

 

 


image still courtesy sullivan and strumpf

 

 

a video showing the working process of sam jinks
video courtesy sullivan and strumpf

 

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