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Sculptor Monica Piloni Creates Sensually Grotesque Works of Art

 - Nov 13, 2014
References: monicapiloni & beautifuldecay
Those who understand body horror as the graphic destruction or degeneration of the body in horror fiction will be surprised to see it appropriated slightly differently in this series of art. Monica Piloni, a sculptor born in Sao Paolo, Brazil, has created body horror art that appears to take on a much more abstract appearance. Although there is a grotesque break-down present throughout, the sculptures are also very sensual and surreal.

As Beautiful Decay points out, "Though of course the body horror is a highlight of Piloni’s work, there something more to it. Her art explores identity and otherness. 'Triptych Self-Portrait,' is a sculpture of a woman as seen through a kaleidoscope. It’s a grotesque play of symmetry and perspective." The concentration on body horror is simply a starting point in many respects.