Bizarre sculptures of traditional art that is decaying, mutating and melting

Bizarre sculptures of traditional art that is decaying, mutating and melting

Artist Valerie Hegarty creates strange sculptures of decaying, mutating, abused and otherwise destroyed works of traditional art. Using a surreal aesthetic Hegarty doesn’t seem to follow a specific method of destruction, but does question the validity of art in relation to time-passed and circumstance.

One oil painting of a boat looks as if it’s melting right off of its wooden frame. Another painting of a forest has been ironically destroyed by a woodpecker, which remains sitting on the art proud of his contribution. Hegarty’s work is quite violent in style and elicits a sharp emotional response to the condition, origin, and future of art objects.

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