- A malleable sculpture has amazed many people online for its characteristic to stretch into any shape
- Many people who have never seen the work of the Chinese artist, Li Hongho, doubted that it is made from paper
- There were those who said that the piece could be a symbol for the elasticity of memory
The video of an unusual sculpture that could be shuffled and twisted has gone viral online. Posting the clip on his LinkedIn page, Anthony J James called it a paper sculpture.
While many were amazed by the art, others disagreed that it was made out of paper, arguing that it looks like silicone.
In the clip, a lady approached the sculpture which is a bust and pulled it up. She twisted the head in different ways to show how flexible it is.
A search online shows that the art is called a malleable paper art popularised by an artist known as Li Hongbo.
The video has a surreal feeling. As of the time of writing this report, it has been watched over 108,000. Watch the video here.
Briefly.co.za compiled some of the reactions to the clip below:
Patrik Glodzhani said:
"This is how it feels when I visit my chiropractor."
Paul Newon said:
"I need a massage therapist that can do me like this, it already feels so liberating."
Peter Sands said:
"It is very clever but not my sort of thing. It makes a work of art look grotesque."
Graham Welton said:
"Looks like moonsand to me."
Sibel Dervisgil said:
"Paper? Doesn't look like it. It's too elastic to be paper."
Buck Crowley said:
"This is paper. Could be any thin flexible material. Each sheet is glued to the other with an alternating offset rows of adhesion."
Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za earlier reported that an artist, Kelly Omodamwen, amazed many with his creativity as he used spark plugs to make beautiful art installations.
As some of his works surfaced on Twitter, many wondered how long it took him to beat the plugs into shape and create what he intended with them.
With spark plugs, he has been able to create masterpieces that depict a ram and drummer. The intricate design of the installations makes them more beautiful to look at.
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