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Katharina Fritsch Adds a Bizarre Twist to Ordinary Objects

 - Oct 10, 2013
References: matthewmarks & trendland
Hailing from Germany, Katharina Fritsch creates stunning, surreal sculpture art dipped in matte-paint for a 2D effect.

Fritsch transforms every day objects into visually arresting works of art – though the process is not an easy one. According to her bio from the Matthew Marks Gallery website, "her sculptures are the result of a time-consuming process: a piece is usually molded by hand, then cast in plaster, reworked, and then cast again in polyester."

Fritsche’s fantastic, bizarre sculptures – which include a circle of matte-black poodles surrounding a baby and a column of Saint Mary icon statues in matte yellow – have been features at esteemed institutions such as the MoMA, Sculpture Garden and the Tate. If you’re interested in the surreal transformation of the every day, check out Fritsch’s impressive body of work.