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This Artist Creates Amazing Sculptures To Symbolize Something Really Powerful

This Artist Creates Amazing Sculptures To Symbolize Something Really Powerful

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It's no secret that artwork is often symbolic of something much larger than itself. Artists have the unique ability to represent infinite ideas by creating something that's decidedly finite — something that has boundaries and borders.While the finished product is often no less abstract than the idea it represents, something powerful happens when viewers are confronted with physicality in the face of a concept that often only exists in thought. This is precisely what Japanese artist Isana Yamada achieved with his latest project, Samsara. This installation is comprised of six handmade whales that represent the six Buddhist realms. Isana Yamada By creating various underwater scenes and placing them inside the bellies of these whale...