Michael Johansson: Model Kit Sculptures

Michael Johansson, everyday objects and toy-model-like sculptures, contemporary, humorous, sculpture, dinghyMichael Johansson, everyday objects and toy-model-like sculptures, contemporary, humorous, sculpture, dinghyMichael Johansson, everyday objects and toy-model-like sculptures, contemporary, humorous, sculpture, engine bought separatelySwedish artist Michael Johansson takes everyday objects apart and rejoins the pieces in a welded metal frame, coating them with a unifying layer of plastic, ultimately simulating the look of a snap-apart model kit, something Johansson is very familiar with having spent much of his childhood making toy models. There’s obvious humor in these, but the titles such as Toys’r’Us – Dingy Scale 1:1 and Engine Bought Separately leave it completely unambiguous.

And then there’s this aspect of his work…

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