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Human Limbs Mysteriously Emerge from Marble Slabs in Milena Naef's Performative Sculptures

7 days ago   |   By Colossal

Photographs by Lisa-Marie Vlietstra and Alice Trimouille
Milena Naef juxtaposes the manufactured shapes of marble slabs with the organic forms of the human figure in her performative sculptural works. In her series ‘Fleeting Parts,' the artist removes portions of Cristallina marble to create openings that are perfectly shaped to allow arms, legs, and torsos to emerge.
Naef, who lives and works in Amsterdam, describes her work in a statement: “Once tangible, the interaction with the concrete material allows for a space to ‘open' in which a given context can be changed. The body itself with...
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