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Accelerated PVC Figurines

These PVC Pipe Sculptures by Kang Duck-Bong are Intricately Detailed

— December 12, 2011 — Art & Design
These PVC Pipe Sculptures by Kang Duck-Bong make viewers take a second look. These eye-catching creations transform the unconventional material giving it movement and life.

Kang’s detailed depictions are speed-inspired with running, motor-riding and biking sculptures. These depictions are made by cut PVC pipes that are covered in shellac and urethane paint. The layering of PVC pipes gives these creations a blurred effect, making them seem as if they are caught while in motion.

The artist’s imaginative sculptures display movement and texture with the ability to transform a traditionally uninspiring material. These speedy sculptural pieces blur the lines of sculptural norms with the use of unconventional materials and complex plastic-treatment techniques. With vibrant colors and a memorable theme, the PVC Pipe Sculptures by Kang Duck-Bong will leave you in awe.
Trend Themes
1. Sculptural PVC Pipes - Exploring the use of PVC pipes as a sculptural material, disrupting traditional norms and pushing the limits of artistic expression.
2. Dynamic PVC Figurines - Utilizing PVC pipes to create figurines depicting motion and dynamism, providing a unique representation of speed and energy in visual art.
3. Blurred PVC Art - Emphasizing the blurred effect of layered PVC pipes in sculptural form, creating an unconventional and memorable visual experience for viewers.
Industry Implications
1. Art and Sculpture - Artists and sculptors can take inspiration from Kang Duck-Bong's innovative use of PVC pipes to create eye-catching and original works of art.
2. Design and Architecture - PVC pipes can serve as a versatile material for designers and architects to explore in creating unique furniture, decor, and even building structures.
3. Toy and Collectibles - Toy and collectible manufacturers can consider using PVC pipes to create dynamic and intricate figurines that stand out from traditional plastic toys.
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