Kris Kuksi’s sculptural work is mind-blowing. His attention to detail and flawless execution of scenarios—which may have otherwise come from some Dantean passage—are nothing short of mesmerizing. These sculptures are vessels for the human psyche, a canvas on which to project dark, primal instincts; things polite society might hope we discard.

Kuksi, perhaps best known for the introduction to the series “Black Sails,” assembles his work from found objects. He spins baroque elements around an assemblage of lustful, chaotic effigies to create overly detailed tableaus in which “intricacy seems almost an understatement.” The first time I saw one of these, I agonized over every line, losing myself in the whirlwind of detail.

AMALGAMATION is Kuksi’s 5th solo show at Joshua Liner Gallery in New York City. It will include seven works in the artist’s signature medium of mixed media assemblage.
To connect with Kris Kuksi head over to http://kuksi.com/

AMALGAMATION is on display at Joshua Liner Gallery 540 West 28th Street  New York, NY 10001

AMALGAMATION is on display at Joshua Liner Gallery 540 West 28th Street
New York, NY 10001

Kuksi’s work is created via “a process that requires countless hours to assemble, collect, manipulate, cut, and re-shape thousands of individual parts, finally uniting them into an orchestral-like seamless cohesion that defines the historical rise and fall of civilization and envisions the possible future(s) of humanity.”

Michael Vs. The Serpent (2015) - Kris Kuksi

Michael Vs. The Serpent (2015) – Kris Kuksi

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“Amalgamation” by Kris Kuksi – All images courtesy of the artist

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