Silhouettes Cut from Butcher Knives by Li Hongbo


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Artist Li Hongbo, whose flexible paper sculptures have amazed us previously, has just created a new series of silhouette artworks as part of a solo show at Contemporary by Angela Li in Hong Kong. Each piece is delicately cut from the knife leaving a complementary negative space from which it appears to rise. Hongbo says the pieces are meant as a warning, that “human beings will eventually destroy themselves because of their gluttony and their abuse of animals.” You can see more from the series here

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