EK Interview: Ji Yong Ho

Ji Yong Ho (featured on EK in the past both here and here, and also on our Top 100 of 2011) is an amazing sculptor from Seoul, South Korea. Through a multitude of dirt, clay, and tire parts, Ji has amassed a collection of impressive and larger-than-life naturalistic beast-mutants. Why the mix of animals and rubber you…

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Ji Yong Ho

South Korean Sculptor Ji Yong Ho (also the greenest artist in the world) creates these behemoth beasts from recycled tires. He chooses animals that are often seen as “monsters,” then obsesses over every detail, each muscle, sinew and marble eye—to try to “restore them to their natural beauty.” They are also constructed 5x the size…

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