Design Museum: Dissected fleshy sculpture by Cao Hui

Design Museum - Dissected fleshy sculpture by Cao Hui-1

Design Museum presents to you Beijing-based contemporary artist Cao Hui.
Hui has constructed and dissected classical sculptures to reveal raw, fleshy, innards as he has previously do pulled the guts out of a sofa or opened the gruesome, gory inside of a suitcase.

See also, Design Museum: Contemporary sculpture art by Erwin Wurm

Design Museum - Dissected fleshy sculpture by Cao Hui-3
Cao Hui‘s ultra realistic sculptures manage to be intriguing while stomach turning.

Design Museum - Dissected fleshy sculpture by Cao Hui-2
Cao sculpts every day objects such as furniture or clothing as if from butchered flesh and innards.

Design Museum - Dissected fleshy sculpture by Cao Hui-4
His strict attention to detail can be seen from the entrails spilling out of a slashed cushion to a couple swollen armrest stitches.

Design Museum - Dissected fleshy sculpture by Cao Hui-6
Though constructed from resin, his artwork appears to bulge, droop, and tear much like actual flesh.

Design Museum - Dissected fleshy sculpture by Cao Hui-5
Cao juxtaposes inside and outside, essence and appearance in a very literal (albeit gory) manner.

See also, Design Museum: Contemporary sculpture art by Erwin Wurm

Design Museum - Dissected fleshy sculpture by Cao Hui-8
While disturbing, Cao effectively executes his modern artwork with a certain dark humor.