It’s called Mausoleum of the Giants, the new work of the English artist Phlegm, which will be on display until April 6 at the historic building Taylor’s Eye Witness Works in Sheffield.
Phlegm is an artist from Sheffield with an eclectic and very versatile approach: besides being a street artist, he deals with illustration, installation and other forms of art. The name “Phlegm” comes from one of the four temperaments of ancient Greek medicine: blood, yellow bile, black bile and phlegm.
Mausoleum of the Giants is an installation that presents a series of large-scale 3D sculptures of the mythological-surreal characters already encountered in the artist’s murals. Placed inside the large space of a former factory, the giants contribute to making the atmosphere evocative and disturbing: visitors must walk around the figures without fear, so as to discover the rest of the exhibition.
All the works consist of a wooden frame and metal wires with a
Find out more about Phlegm on his Instagram profile here.