Teenage Fan Club by Teppei Kaneuji Utilizes Toys to Create Figurines

 - Jun 29, 2013
References: teppeikaneuji & acclaimmag
Known for found-object art, the Teenage Fan Club by Teppei Kaneuji does not stray from the artist's intriguing aesthetic.

This particular series involves utilizing removable hair from toy figurines in order to create these almost anime-like superhero sculptures. The individual pieces were put together into fascinating arrangements, a strong testament to the found object art medium as an artistic form of expression.

Kaneuji finds wonder in creating these pieces, as he states, "There’s a certain pleasure to be gained from the process, such as when different parts fit well together." Teenage Fan Club by Teppei Kaneuji certainly boasts and air of Duchamp's artistic language and intent with readymades. It is always captivating to see the changing context of inanimate objects as an artist manipulates them to express an aesthetic message.