Plastic Toys Reformed Into Grotesque Art

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Kris Kuksi is an artist who almost redefines the word intricacy, and does so recycling toys, figurines, mechanical parts and other thrown away objects and discarded detritus. Like a maestro modelist who’s dabbled with too many mild-altering substances, Kuksi has an outlandish attention to detail, and as such is able to create surreal and macabre worlds, the bizarre quality of which is haunting – even hallucinatory.


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To some, Kuksi’s work evokes ancient-looking stonework brought to life, perhaps, under the chisel of a master artisan; to others his unearthly creations appear almost frozen in time. To us, this is palpably outsider art, the painstaking handiwork of one who feels alienated from the world he has found himself inhabiting. It’s no surprise to learn that Kuksi leads a completely nocturnal lifestyle.

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“I feel that in the world today much of mankind is oftentimes a frivolous and fragile being driven primarily by greed and materialism,” the artist states. “I hope that my art exposes the fallacies of Man, unveiling a new level of awareness to the viewer.”

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