25.08.14 by Jeff

Sculptures and Paintings by Artist Kim Kei

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Here are some absolutely gorgeous sculptures by artist Kim Kei. She alters found objects and natural debris, through painting and sculpting them. She photographs various iterations of these pieces, and the photographs become finished works as well as provide the foundation for her paintings.

I enjoy looking at her paintings but there is something so striking about these photos of the sculptures. Another fine example of the amazing work being submitted to our August Submissions post. See lots more images below!

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Mimesis 1

 

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Mimesis 2

 

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Mimesis 3

 

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Mimesis 5

 

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Mimesis 4

 

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Now Afloat, She Unfolds
Watermedia and oil on paper mounted on panel
12″x18″

 

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She Knew She Would Unwind
12″ x 18″
watermedia and oil on paper mounted on panel

 

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They Let it go, Let it Rise 
Watermedia and oil on paper mounted on panel
16″x 20″

 

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Into The Air with Two Ideas 
20″ x 30″
watermedia and oil on paper

 
 













Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • ben kelly

    yeah those photos are insane jeff, great work

    • KimKei

      Thank you, Ben.

      • What materials are you using for the sculptures, Kim Kei? I love that they are debris!

      • KimKei

        Thank you, Steph. Please forgive me for the delay in my reply. I often use items that are distressed from use or natural elements. Tattered clothing, threads, sea tumbled shells and drift wood.

  • frankieeee smalls

    majestic

  • aSyd

    Woah! That’s beautiful work, and I also love the fact you create such vividly coloured and intriguingly unrecognisable forms from worn out rubbish! “Distressed”, as you say, the way the sea distresses the shore and the flotsam etc. And the way the sculptures are lit for the photos invokes a movement in the forms which makes them almost alive, like a dancer swirling in fascinating clothing. I love the colours you achieve!





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Colourful Woven Masks by Designer Bertjan Pot

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