'Destruction/Creation': Intricate Sculptures Formed from Colorful Swirls of Paint

South African artist Chris Slabber’s ‘Destruction/Creation’ series examines the destructive nature of creation through delicate ‘sculptures’ of swirling paint suspended in water. Incorporating photo manipulation in post-processing, Slabber molds delicate faces from a chaos of color.

Slabber’s series surrounds the idea that destruction and creation are deeply connected. Discussing his series, Slabber says, “The idea…was to show that from Destruction comes Creation. As the paint falls there is a constant point of creation, but at the same time it destroys itself.”

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Inspired by the work of Alberto Seveso, Slabber’s series evokes a sense of peace amidst chaos as the viewer observes a moment frozen in time, before the sculptures’ inevitable destruction.

You can find more of Slabber’s work on Behance.

All images used with permission.

Via [My Modern Met]

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4 Comments
Sean Shimmel's picture

Like Casper the ghost swirled with Vogue

Timothy Jace's picture

simple and nice! impactful

Igor Butskhrikidze's picture

nice

Wouter du Toit's picture

Great work.