• Transformation and Excess Explored in Heavily Decorated Wax Sculptures by Rebecca Stevenson

    2 years ago - By Colossal

    Photographs: Marianne Wie
    The sweet and the sinister commingle in Rebecca Stevenson ‘s wax sculptures that depict humans and animals bursting open to reveal flowers and fruits. Classical busts and seemingly deceased animals are surrounded by ribboning cascades of plants. To create her sculptures, Stevenson starts by modeling the animal or figure in clay, and then moulds and casts the model with layered resin and wax. Stevenson then cuts open and reworks the sculpture, a process both surgical and artistic, as she decides which elements to dis- or re-figure, and which to leave alone. “These...
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