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Unusual Sculptures of People and Skeletons Chiseled from Wood by Yoshitoshi Kanemaki

March 13, 2014

Christopher Jobson

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Japanese sculptor Yoshitoshi Kanemaki chisels these life-sized figurative sculptures out of giant pieces of camphor wood, a kind of evergreen. The strange pieces frequently involve two or more characters merged into a single form, which could been interpreted as commentary on mortality, or multiple personalities/perspectives. You can see much more over on Fuma Contemporary and Elsa Art Gallery. (via Empty Kingdom, Juxtapoz)

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