These Gun Sculptures Have Been Fashioned out of Human Guts

 - Jan 22, 2016
References: noahscalin & fastcodesign
Surrealist artist and sculpture Noah Scalin put together a series of guns recreated out of human guts to draw attention to the vulnerability the weapon ensues on its victims -- whether animal or human. The powerful pieces speak to the current issues surrounding the gun debates occurring in the U.S. and whether consumers should be able to own firearms.

The sculptures are made using a wooden profile of hunting guns such as a Smith & Wesson model. The gun's shape is then filled with organs made out of acrylic, enamel, clay and polymer that are used to recreate detailed veins, blood and anatomical parts to look seemingly real. The elements such as hearts, livers, kidneys and intensines are arranged accordingly to represent parts of the gun, such as the animo or the trigger turning the weapons into living and breathing creatures.