Cassils Cassils: Alchemic

Art Guide Australia Mar 15, 2019

In ancient times, alchemists sought to transform base metals such as lead and tin into a more noble and perfect form – gold. In the extraordinary work of Cassils, the artist’s body is the base element undergoing transmutation. Subjected to extremes of fire and ice, clad in precious metal, and bulked up through a body-building regime, Cassils’ transmasculine body is their primary sculptural medium.

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