Wolfgang Stiller: The Matchstick Men.

What the hell is going on here? The Matchstick Men?! Is this a name of a some sort of superhero? It could be! But is not. Well, these are burned heads on life-size matches. A representation of human kind living in today’s society by German artist Wolfgang Stiller.  The Matchstick Men series got created from left over molds he once used while working in Beijing and thick bamboo woods lying in his studio. While Stiller leaves the meaning of the artworks open for interpretation the pieces exist in a surprisingly strange area between morbid and humorous. But, let’s see what is all about!

This faces lying on the bottom of a matchbox resemble vulnerable corpses lying in a coffin.

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