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The hidden skeletal frames of common objects

This Canadian artist carves amazingly detailed skeletal designs into everyday objects, including the axe shown above as well as wooden picture frames, tables, bed posts, and even stacks of newspapers. Considering his subject matter, the artist, Maskull Lasserre, is aptly named. Speaking of appropriate names (slight tangent alert!), it reminds me of this lawyer’s name which I blogged about a few years ago. Anyhow, Lasserre’s sculptures look like something from the imagination of a Guillermo del Toro film, and I find their effect rather uncanny and eerie, especially the way the bones are partly revealed. As cool as the artist’s carved coat hangers look, I think it would freak out my special lady guests if I was to have these hangers hanging in the closet of my bedroom (or as I now call it after The Bachelor/Bachelorette series on ABC, the “Fantasy Suite”).