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Bogdan Rata Distorts the Human Body in Sculptures

The sculptures created by Romanian sculptor Bogdan Rata are disturbing in how they alter and mutate a seemingly realistic human body. Sometimes, he blends body parts into singular, strange creations. In other projects, he flattens the entire body and bends it to his will.

The sculptures created by Romanian sculptor Bogdan Rata are disturbing in how they alter and mutate a seemingly realistic human body. Sometimes, he blends body parts into singular, strange creations. In other projects, he flattens the entire body and bends it to his will.

”The ambiguity of the characters, the anonymity of the covered body, the uncertainty of the identity, all shape a particular mystery around the sculptures. On the other hand, they give the spectator a certain power: they leave space, in order for the viewer to complete the artworks with their own visions and stories,” the artist has said. ”The ambiguity of the characters, the anonymity of the covered body, the uncertainty of the identity, all shape a particular mystery around the sculptures. On the other hand, they give the spectator a certain power: they leave space, in order for the viewer to complete the artworks with their own visions and stories.”

See more of his work below.

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