Gigantic Paper Busts

The busts- generally made of enduring materials such as terracotta, marble, bronze, wood- emerges in a different way by the interesting and humorous approach of José Lerma and Hector Madera.

Emanuel Augustus
Emanuel Augustus

The artists discuss the issue by a perspective in terms of a larger than life, colourful and abstract approach. The unconventional material they use is “paper”. By crinkling and crumpling sheets and using an armature for support the artists conclude their works.

Kontes
The Countess

The paper busts by Lerma and Madera are on show at the Saatchi Gallery in London until 3th November ‘13; at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago until 3rd December ’13.

Kontes ve Vaftiz Annesi
The Countess and The Godmother
Credentialist
The Credentialist

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