Sunday Evening Art Gallery — Seo Young-Deok

ThSeo Young-Deok creates hyper-realistic, life-size sculptures of human figures fashioned exclusively from welded chains taken from industrial machinery and bicycles.

Seo explores the relationship between humans and their environment by repurposing iron chains, which are part of the industrial world.

Seo Young-Deok’s work centers mostly around the human body, and his pieces highlights his understanding of human anatomy.

Most of his sculptures are made by welding individual pieces of iron together, and he sticks to the conventional methods of drawing, modeling, casting, and welding to create his pieces.

Seo Young-Deok sculpts both of male and female subjects in a number of poses and postures, from sculpted heads to busts, torsos, and standing figures.

You can find more of Seo Young-Deo’s amazing chain work at

5 thoughts on “Sunday Evening Art Gallery — Seo Young-Deok

  1. The one of the kneeling woman is absolutely outstanding, it’s striking beauty caught my eye straight away
    “Dance me to your beauty with a burning violin Dance me through the panic ’til I’m gathered safely in Lift me like an olive branch and be my homeward dove Dance me to the end of love”
    – Leonard Cohen


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