Kim Simonsson

Moss People

October 8 – 28, 2015

Press Release

It is with great pride that we announce the addition of Kim Simonsson into the gallery. Our first show together, “Moss People,” will be on view from October 8th through the 28th at Jason Jacques Gallery. Born in 1974 in Helsinki, Finland, Simonsson uses traditional techniques to create sensitive and surreal painted ceramic sculptures. His sculptures combine innocent animal and child forms with a twist of violence and suspense to create a monumental physical presence. “Authority in its many forms fascinates me and in my works I want to reverse the common beliefs by making the weak powerful,” says Simonsson. This acclaimed young Finnish ceramic sculptor's work has already been collected by over 20 important museums and foundations. Beware: not for the boring or faint of heart.

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TL Magazine: Moss People by Kim Simonsson

CFile: Kim Simonsson brings quiet horror to Jason Jacques Gallery

My Modern Met: "Moss People" Ceramic Sculptures Bring Nordic Fairy Tales to Life

Hi-Fructose: Kim Simonsson’s Latest Series Reimagines Nordic “Moss People”

Kid's Wear Magazine: Kim Simonsson: fear tales!

Fubiz: Moss People Sculptures

Ufunk: Moss People – Deceptively innocent sculptures inspired by the Nordic fairy tales

Iittala: Kim Simonsson's Moss People make the weak powerful

Viralnova: These Silent, Eerie Sculptures Look Like They've Stepped Out Of A Fairytale

Inhabitat: Eerie children of the moss take over a gallery in Manhattan

Don't Not Know: The Moss People

Inspyerme: Moss People Sculptures

Crave: The Best of Design Miami 2015

Trendhunter: Haunting Moss Sculptures

So Bad So Good: Sinister Nordic Fairy Tales That Will Delight Your Imagination

The Awesome Daily: Ceramic Sculptures Bring Nordic Fairy Tales to Life

EarthPorm: Moss People Sculptures Bring Nordic Fairy-Tales to Life

 

If you would like more information, please email info@jasonjacques.com.

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