Top 10 Scary Works of Art by Shi Jinsong

Top 10 Scary Works of Art by Shi Jinsong
Top 10 Scary Works of Art by Shi Jinsong

There is a dark side to artist Shi Jinsong. For all his talents he turns soft, safe things like children’s play toys, buggies and beds into the darkest of art forms featuring hard metal and dangerous spikes. But strangely there is also something beautiful about them…

 


Top 10 Scary Works of Art by Shi Jinsong


 

Top 10 Scary Works of Art by Shi Jinsong
Babies Toys by Shi Jinsong

10 – Babies Toys
http://www.saatchigallery.com/artists/shi_jinsong.htm

These works of art are not so much about the artist, but a Chinese lore god called Na Zha.

Top 10 Scary Works of Art by Shi Jinsong
Pushchair by Shi Jinsong

9 – Pushchair
http://www.saatchigallery.com/artists/shi_jinsong.htm

They may be dark, but there has to be at least a few dads reading this who would love to own one of these for their little one.

Top 10 Scary Works of Art by Shi Jinsong
Romper Suit by Shi Jinsong

8 – Romper Suit
http://www.saatchigallery.com/artists/shi_jinsong.htm

Na Zha is the militaristic child god of pranks renown for his penchant for violence and cunning mind!

Top 10 Scary Works of Art by Shi Jinsong
Rocking Crib by Shi Jinsong

7 – Rocking Crib
http://www.saatchigallery.com/artists/shi_jinsong.htm

These are not items that will be appearing in Mothercare shops anytime soon.

Top 10 Scary Works of Art by Shi Jinsong
Pushchair by Shi Jinsong

6 – Pushchair
http://www.saatchigallery.com/artists/shi_jinsong.htm

If you have trouble pushing your buggy through a busy crowd get one of these and watch them run away clearing a path!

Top 10 Scary Works of Art by Shi Jinsong
Rocking Crib by Shi Jinsong

5 – Rocking Crib
http://www.saatchigallery.com/artists/shi_jinsong.htm

Shi Jinsong made these items because (and I quote the man himself): “They feature everything a little tot needs for a future in negotiating a global economy.”

Top 10 Scary Works of Art by Shi Jinsong
Rocking Horse by Shi Jinsong

4 – Rocking Horse
http://www.saatchigallery.com/artists/shi_jinsong.htm

While these works of art are a little darker than I normally would like to post but I hope you also enjoy the strange beauty of them.

Top 10 Scary Works of Art by Shi Jinsong
Tricycle by Shi Jinsong

3 – Tricycle
http://www.saatchigallery.com/artists/shi_jinsong.htm

If your child rides this around the playground things will clear out in just moments.

Top 10 Scary Works of Art by Shi Jinsong
Baby Walker by Shi Jinsong

2 – Baby Walker
http://www.saatchigallery.com/artists/shi_jinsong.htm

I think many of these works of art look more like torture devices!

Top 10 Scary Works of Art by Shi Jinsong
Pushchair by Shi Jinsong

1 – Pushchair
http://www.saatchigallery.com/artists/shi_jinsong.htm

We end this top 10 with a buggy that is sure to keep your child inside it even if they are a child god of pranks.