Hong-based artist Johnson Tsang (previously featured here) bends, stretches and distorts human faces to create his impressive porcelain sculptures. "The comical works morph facial features and body parts, at times cramming the identities of multiple persons into a single being. These new pieces from his
"The London Coffee Stall" - Illustration from Henry Mayhew's "London Labour & London Poor" (1851-1865): "I was a mason’s labourer, a smith’s labourer, a plasterer’s labourer, or a bricklayer’s labourer. I was for six months without any employment. I did not know which way to keep my wife and child. Many said they wouldn’t do such a thing as keep a coffee stall, but I said I’d do anything to get a bit of bread honestly."