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Sam Jinks

Art | February 3, 2014 |

Sam JinksSam Jinks, Unsettled dogs, 2012

Sam Jinks

Emotional vulnerability is both the theme and result of Australian artist Sam Jinks‘ hyper-realistic sculptural portraits. Each humanoid artwork is carefully and meticulously constructed from silicone, fiberglass, resin and calcium carbonate, and their details ripened by biological mediums like human hair, demonstrating an abundance of anatomical and physiological accuracy.

Sam JinksSam Jinks, Small things, 2012

Avoiding straightforward portraiture by casting his anthropocentric figures large-scale, smaller-than-life sized, or interlaced with animal parts suggests to the observer a curious sense of intimacy with the subject.

Sam JinksSam Jinks, Untitled (Boy), 2013

They narrate brief, and often private moments in time — life cycles and different stages of development create generations of figures frozen in time.

Sam JinksSam Jinks, Still life (Pieta) 2007

Jinks will be included in the ‘Platforms Australia’ exhibition at Art Stage Singapore 2014, presenting a self-portrait work in the group exhibition.

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