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Mysterious Shadow Art (7 pieces)

Paul Pacotto doesn't think like most conventional artists. Instead of “painting between the lines,” Pacotto bounces light off sculptures to make mysterious shadows spring to life.

After welding sheets of brass, Pacotto finishes off his sculptures with 24 carat gold or silver. He then uses a projector to illuminate his pieces, and mysterious shadow characters magically appear. “It is the soul before which the body bends,” he says.

Paul Pacotto's website

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