Jason Freeny’s Anatomical Sculptures

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Jason Freeny’s Anatomical Sculptures

Disturbing but brilliant dissections of childhood icons...

Deeply rooted in the iconography of pop culture – previous jobs include creating stage sets, props and artwork for MTV and working as a toy designer – American artist Jason Freeny has literally stopped us in our tracks with his remarkable, if positively menacing, anatomical sculptures of your favourite childhood toys. Super Mario, Mr. Stay Puft, My Little Pony… practically none of your toy-box icons escape Freeny’s curious dissections, and for around $1,200 he’s even letting his one-off babies find a new home.

Freeny’s technical dexterity is to be admired just as much as his wicked imagination, each piece expertly crafted from carving up the original branded figures and adding his own clay innards. Disconcerting, eerily original and devilishly satisfying our uneasy obsession with popular culture; Jason Freeny’s anatomical sculptures are dazzlingly brilliant…

Jason Freeny's Anatomical Sculptures Jason Freeny's Anatomical Sculptures Jason Freeny's Anatomical Sculptures
Jason Freeny's Anatomical Sculptures Jason Freeny's Anatomical Sculptures Jason Freeny's Anatomical Sculptures Jason Freeny's Anatomical Sculptures

All copyrighted (©) characters are the intellectual property of their respective credited companies.
All images © Jason Freeny.

Via: Don’t Panic

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