A plastic sculpture of Kim Jong-il from artist Stephen Ives’ series ‘Mr. Dictator Head.’
Belief has to be suspended to enter the worlds I create. When the audience no longer sees the puppets strings they will then believe the puppet is real.
—artist Stephen Ives
The sculptures in this post are a part of a series by Melbourne-based artist Stephen Ives called “Mr. Dictator Head.”
Read more on the original article: ‘Mr. Dictator Head’: Ruthless political despots reimagined ala ‘Mr. Potato Head’