Tel-Aviv sculpture Costa Magarakis describes his work as “a gothic wonderland illuminating the gray area between truths and lies.”
The often grotesque imagery is drawn from modern symbols and icons merged with mythology, religion and science.
“I often find archetypes in old children’s books and toys. I am attracted to things that evoke memories from childhood. The grotesque and the unknown are all important themes in the body of my work. I try to express something from my inner mind”.
Teacups & Couture notes they “are reminiscent of the gothic works of Tim Burton and Guillermo Del Torro.” And: “The best part is you can order one of the works of art off his Etsy shop directly. My fave has to be the octopus tentacle one in the 8th photo. It reminds me of elves shoes, so the curved tentacle is a brilliant juxtaposition for the shoe tip. Check out more of his incredible work here.”
Now, if only I could actually, you know, WEAR them…