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Recycling RUBBER 6: Spectacular Sculptires

We continue with our feature on “Recycling Rubber” with the spectacular ‘sculptires’ of artist Yong Ho Ji.
RAM by Yong Ho Ji
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Shark by Yong Ho Ji

Korean artist Yong Ho Ji creates jaw-dropping sculptures using layers of recycled automobile tires. His new creations are mutants of the original rubber: (from Daily Picks and Flicks)

Excerpts from
“Mutation of contemporary sculpture”
by Ryu Han-Seung,  Art Critique

The first thing you will notice from the work of Ji Yong-Ho are the ‘tires’. The tires surrounding the three dimensional pieces are relatively strange and rare in art. He accordingly combines various types of tires to create accurate forms of animals. In other words, he used tires to create sculptures. Of course, such creations require a perfect understanding of the medium and must also have the certain techniques required to handle the medium. But, that does not mean that his objective lies in tires. Tires are a medium that will translate what he means to express most sufficiently. Read More…

Horse by Yong Ho Ji
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Visit Yong Ho Ji’s fascinating world of recycled tires

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This entry was posted on November 23, 2012 by in Uncategorized.
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