British sculptor Barbara Franc was not allowed pets as a child. After growing up and finishing art school, she struck back with a vengeance. Her sculptures represent a variety of creatures, all forged together with scrap metal and recycled material. Her zoo of sculpted mates is haunting. They appear as hollow frames of non-existent pets and yet there is something lifelike about them. Although her work is extraordinary, I dread the day her landlord lifts the ban on real pets.

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Sculptor Jaehyo Lee is a keen manipulator of resources. Lee works as easily with leaves and branches as he does with iron nails. He has created otherworldly works in stone that recall the extraterrestrial vision of 2001: A Space Odyssey

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