Tape Sculptures by Mark Jenkins

American street artist Mark Jenkins, who lives and works in Washington, uses ordinary packing tape to create life-size human or animal forms. He places the sculptures in urban space interacting with the surrounding buildings and public places that provide the context and set the stage. His works can be found around the world, from North and South America over Europe, Asia to the Middle East.

Gestalten in Berlin (Sophienstraße 21) is showing at the moment Jenkins first solo show in Germany titled “Glazed Paradise”. “Glazed Paradise” features new sculptures specifically conceived for the show and made by the artist in Berlin, and includes photographs of select installations. The exhibition is on view in Gestalten Space through February 26, 2012.

All images © Mark Jenkins