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Surreal Sculptures are in Search of Their Missing Pieces

Who hasn't gone on a trip and felt like they had left something behind? In September, to celebrate the city of Marseille's status as the European Capital of Culture 2013, French artist Bruno Catalano displayed ten life-size, figurative sculptures at the port of Marseille. Inspired by travel, his surreal bronze sculptures represent a world citizen who's in search of his or her own missing pieces.

Huge chunks of their bodies seem to be completely left out as visitors are left scratching their heads as to how these sculptures can exactly stand on their own. Love how you can see right through them and how these figures photograph differently depending on the angle or their surroundings.

Bruno Catalano's website
Photo credit: Robert Poulin

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