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From the DS Archives: Folkert de Jong

Originally published on: November 18, 2008 The new James Cohan Gallery in Shanghai is currently exhibiting work by Dutch sculptor Folkert de Jong. The artist’s large scale narrative installations often reference themes of war, big business, and global greed, as well as the history of art. This particular body of work takes Darwin’s “survival of the fittest” theory and applies it to competition between the[.....]

Folkert De Jong

Dutch Artist Folkert De Jong creates life size plus figurative sculptures out of styro and polyurethane foams. These sculptures possess a deviant mentality offering the viewer both humor and horror. De Jong’s narrative objects and scenes reference social boundaries and investigate elements of humanity in a modern world. The artist attended the Academy for Visual Arts and a two year residency Rijksacademy for Visual Arts,[.....]