Hans Hemmert uses balloon sculptures to explore the idea of space and form, having the objects take the place of human figures and massive structures. The artist evolved from the human-sized, yellow works of the 1990s to a recent assemblage that takes the shape of an enormous tank.
Using painted resin, wood, and metal, New York-based artist Jiannan Wu’s recent relief sculptures feature scenes ripped from urban environments. The artist often plays with perspective whether it’s his distorted “Selfie” series or a visit to the city’s subway backdrops. A statement says that Wu is always considering multiple dimensions in his work.
Franco Fasoli, also known as Jaz, is known for creating work that various wildly in scope, whether it’s his public murals or small bronze sculptures. In his gallery-friendly practice, his surreal examinations of the human condition and culture pack that humor and vibrancy in intimate doses.
Dustin Yellin continues to evolve his stirring, enormous figures, comprised of collaged materials encased in layers of glass. His “Psychogeographies” are considered to be part of a landmark series of works in sculpture and collage. Yellin was last featured on HiFructose.com here.
Chris Konecki‘s mixed-media sculptures blend faithful miniatures and flourishes of surrealism. In a new show at 111 Minna Gallery, his recent sculptures are shown. “Head On Swivel” runs through May 26 at the San Francisco spot. Konecki was last mentioned on HiFructose.com here.
Gosia‘s captivating figurative sculptures are displayed in her first solo European show with “The Windows of the Soul” at Dorothy Circus Gallery in London. We recently wrote about the artist in a multi-page feature in Hi-Fructose Vol. 41, and she was last featured on HiFructose.com here. This show kicks off May 5 and runs through June 30.