T.G.I.F.: It’s been a long week

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The work of French artist Fabien Morello, 35, involves creative combinations of dreams, experiences, and his early childhood imagination. He blurs the line between reality and fiction. Mérelle’s complex works are small and he pays close attention to detail, two qualities that can be seen in this particular work, entitled Pentateuque. The piece is a whimsical sculpture that depicts a man, balancing the weight of an elephant on his back. It is made out of resin, paint, hair and fabric, and stands only 30 x 27 x 12 inches. The three dimensional form is a replica of the artist’s original Pentateuch 2010 ink drawing, both of which visually interpret the phrase “carrying the weight of the world on your shoulders.”

Source: My Modern Met

Comments

  1. I always thought the elephant was in the room, not on ones back…😉 Great photo..

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  2. yes, i thought of ‘atlas’ when i first saw this – amazing work

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  3. It looks so real!

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  4. Reblogged this on It Is What It Is and commented:
    Indeed … a very long week!!

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  5. Clever idea and certainly unexpected entertainment for my day. :0)

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