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Artist Johnson Tsang‘s surreal sculptures

Play with portraiture to reinterpret reality. Some of the figurative sculptures appear to be made of unconventional materials, like liquid frozen in time. Most pieces, however, depict faces that, though distorted, are unsettlingly lifelike.

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