Bicycle Chain Sculptures by Seo Young Deok
Korean artist Seo Young Deok has been producing bicycle chain sculptures for years. using miles of metal chains.
The material is carefully welded to mimic the organic curves of a torso or fragments of a nose and eyes. One of his pieces of a giant 7-5 meter tall head was created from over £25,000 worth of chains. His work is informed by his interest in crowds at the metro or bus station – as well as elements of buddhist sculpture and paintings.
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