• Symbols and Colorful Motifs Inscribe Tomàs Barceló's Fragmented Steampunk Sculptures

    13 days ago - By Colossal

    “Auk Morai R,” clay, plaster, and resin. All images © Tomàs Barceló, shared with permission
    Following a series of fantastic steampunk busts, Tomàs Barceló continues to sculpt figures that infuse classical foundations with otherworldly, mechanical visions. The Cala Millor, Mallorca-based artist shapes faces and limbs from fragmented shards of ceramic and plaster, which are often cloaked with symbols, patterns, and filigree rendered in shellac, acrylics, and chalk and iron paints. Barceló is broadly concerned with establishing a unique presence in his works, which tend to confront the viewer...
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