French artist Pierre Matter has been a rebel since he was but a boy; then again, weren’t we all? After experimenting with various expressions and materials as an artist, he eventually found his calling in creating larger-than-life steampunk sculptures that are literally detailed to the core.
Extremely detailed and often larger than the average human being, Matter’s sculptures that bear uncanny resemblances to real-life beasts despite the heavy use of mechanical elements that give them generous amounts of steampunk ‘cred’. Now then, here are some of his magnificent creations.
BY KENNETH LIM