Although passersby might quickly view the sculptures as a stack of incredibly cut pipe, Yi sees his work a little differently. “
This insight into Yi’s work may help one better appreciate the incredible detail made of a single material. It is interesting to think that the void is more important than the solids as he describes his process. As you scroll through the photos of each incredible structure, try to focus on the void, or black hole as he describes them, and the range of shadows you can find within.
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Sculptor Yi Chul Hee creates mesmerizing sculptures that play on light shadow by stacking hundreds of hollow pipes.