The Beautifully Imperfect Bronze Sculptures of Bruno Catalano Are Not All There / DeMedicis Gallery

French artist Bruno Catalano has created an extraordinary series of eye-catching bronze sculptures called “Les Voyageurs” in Marseille that depict realistic human workers with large parts of their bodies missing.

Ten of the life-size sculptures were presented at the port of Marseille so as to celebrate its position as the 2013 European Capital of Culture.

They are skillful works of art and the missing parts of the sculptures are what make them truly extraordinary and unique as they leave room for the imagination : are they missing something, or is it something that these “voyagers” have simply left behind?

What is especially impressive is that some of the sculptures seem to stand on very little support, giving them a sort of ethereal and surreal appearance. 

The full article can be found on the artist's website here

L'artiste sur bronze Bruno CATALANO est le sculpteur français qui vend le plus des pièces à travers le monde et bien que sa côte explose, lui reste inchangé...