• Paul Kos

    Jernigan Wicker Fine Arts

    Through a variety of strange and often very funny works made over the past two decades, sculptor Paul Kos has clearly staked his claim to a position in the Surrealist line of descent. Certain elements common to much of his sculpture—an air of mystery, a deft appropriation of found objects, and that weird kind of Jerry Lewis humor the French go in for—all evoke this familial relationship. Among the enchanting pieces included in “Sculpture Furnished,” there are even fairly direct homages to Man Ray and Marcel Duchamp, the Dada daddies of them all. In Emboss I, II, and III, 1995, three life-sized

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