Evan Penny | the artist




The artist Evan Penny
Born 1953, Elim, South Africa.
Lives and works in Toronto, Canada.

Style and technique of the artist: Sculpture Objects,


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Evan Penny makes the kind of sculpture that is so realistic, so detailed, and so obviously a display of skill that it literally stops people in their tracks. But this alone isn’t why the artist’s work grabs the viewer.
Working in molded and dye-painted silicone, implanting real hair one strand at a time, Evan Penny makes figures (most often head-and-shoulders busts) at twice life size or larger…
Walking into a room full of artist Evan Penny’s sculptures is like walking into a room full of people. His lifelike, almost statuary figures seem ready to engage museum-goers in casual conversation…
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Absolutely Unreal


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