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Bizarre Installations and Figurative Sculptures by Mark Jenkins Upend Notions of Reality

13 days ago   |   By Colossal

All images © Mark Jenkins, shared with permission
“I think my art is at its best when it's subconscious-driven,” says Mark Jenkins. Veering from the witty and absurd to the disorienting and bizarre, Jenkins' body of work confronts perceptions of reality through the surreal: a life-sized figure climbs a fire escape upside down, limp legs hang from a dumpster, and toast springs up from a sewer grate.
Whether installed in alleys and urban areas or within the stark, white space of a gallery, Jenkins' sculptures are theatrical and logic-defying, and each piece mimics “life to the point where it...
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