The hyper-realistic sculpture of Jesus Christ with real human hair has disturbed netizens

Hyper-realistic sculpture of Jesus Christ.

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Hyperrealism refers to realism in art characterized by the depiction of real life in an unusual or striking way compared to photorealism.

In arts and crafts, it is a kind of painting and sculpture resembling high-resolution photography. Hyperrealism is considered an advancement of Photorealism in the methods used to create the resulting paintings or sculptures.

Over the year, he moved from conventional art forms to all sorts of experimentation. Even cake designs can be what you want these days. Hyper-realistic edibles are quickly becoming a trend with more and more bakers and pastry chefs creating beautiful works of culinary art.

However, hyper-realistic objects have always been impressive enough to leave viewers speechless. This time people were left divided over a hyper-realistic sculpture of Jesus Christ.

The incredible model, which shows what Jesus Christ may have looked like, was unveiled in the cathedral of Salamanca, Spain. October 13

The sculpture is made of latex, silicone and real human hair. According to reports, it was based on data collected from the famous Shroud of Turin.

The Shroud of Turin is a piece of linen cloth bearing the negative image of a man. Some describe the image as depicting Jesus of Nazareth and believe the cloth to be the burial shroud he was wrapped in after the crucifixion.


The life-size replica is titled The Mystery Man and was unveiled by curator Álvaro Blanco’s exhibition. He weighs 163.5 pounds and has wounds and numerous scratches that would have been inflicted on Messiah.

“It is the culmination of years of painstaking research and creative activity. The sculpture was designed to bring mystery to life through science and innovation,” the exhibit’s website explained.

Although the sculpture impressed visitors with its hyper-realistic features, it also caused a stir online.

Not everyone is impressed by the depiction of Christ. Many even said the sculpture was very ‘disturbing’ and ‘disgusting’

One user commented, “This shameless display is disgusting! The intentions are inconsequential. It’s just outrageous and repugnant!”

“Very very disturbing, that’s no reason to do this at all,” wrote another.

The exhibition is currently open in Spain but should soon tour the world to five continents.

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