Mexican hyperrealist sculptor Rubén Orozco has taken over the internet thanks to his talent in creating life-like figures of various characters that have attracted the glances of everybody due to their realism. Among his most important monuments are: the statue of Pope John Paul II in Guadalajara, Jalisco; The statue of Juan José Arreola in Ciudad Guzmán and in the Rotunda of the famous Jalisco people; and the statue of Goddess Themis at the Supreme Court of Justice of Jalisco, among many others.
South Korean artist Choi Xooang has been sculpting for the last 10 years his unearthly but highly intricate human figures. Distorted and haunting Choi Xooang’s work reveals his deep concern for the human condition in society – and how he feels that something needs to change. Although the viewer is both repulsed and fascinated by the gut-wrenching hyperrealist sculptures of human bodies, Xooang’s mastery of the art and eye for detail right down to the smallest vein.
His freakish figurative sculptures are mutilated or abbreviated. Merging unexpectedly, flesh is sewn together with ribbons, heads are plunged together to make one, a head is replaced with that of a hound or an ostrich and fists are plunged into backs of heads Ultimately, people are silenced and held captive by their condition.
Contemporary hyperrealist sculptor, Kazuhiro Tsuji shifted his focus toward Fine Art and Sculpture after working as a special effects makeup artist in Hollywood for 25 years. Using resin, platinum silicone, and his special craft honed from his dedication to the world of special effects, Kazu began building 3-Dimensional portraits of famous figures. By trial and error since 2008, the artist figured out how to improve upon his hyper-realistic sculptures, or busts of Andy Warhol, Salvador Dali, Abraham Lincoln at two times the actual size of the person. The scale, texture and detail add to the sensory experience for his audience and evoke a temptation to feel what is presented before them: