Hyungkoo Lee's skeletons of cartoon characters.
September 25, 2007 8:36 AM   Subscribe

Lepus Animatus, Canis Latrans Animatus. More pictures of cartoon skeleton sculptures at Hyungkoo Lee's site. The drawings. An essay about the pieces at Lee's site. Previous cartoon skeleton thread with a busted link.(working link)
posted by OmieWise (6 comments total) 4 users marked this as a favorite
He had the Korea pavillion in the Venice Bienalle this year, it was an astoundingly good exhibit.
posted by piratebowling at 9:04 AM on September 25, 2007

"drawings" link is the same as "site"....?
posted by DU at 9:11 AM on September 25, 2007

Sorry, that's actually a weird anchor link that I can't figure out how to isolate. Just click on "drawings" at the site link.
posted by OmieWise at 10:25 AM on September 25, 2007

How thin is the line between cute and monstrous? Compare the skeletons in the Glasgow University Medical Museum Flickr set:More foetal images from Bodies...The Exhibition [Flash].
posted by cenoxo at 10:27 AM on September 25, 2007

These are really good! I had a similar idea a few years back to do mounted muppet skulls, I gave up after doing Grover and Bert though. The effort to produce full skeletons is really astounding. That said, that someone could take Looney Tunes skeletons so seriously as that piece of writing under the "essay" link makes me cry for the state of art criticism.
posted by 1f2frfbf at 12:46 PM on September 25, 2007

I've also seen dead serious proposals for skeletal reconstructions of Bigfoot.
posted by Tube at 5:03 PM on September 25, 2007

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