Decoration and Decay: Moldy Fruit Sculptures Formed From Gemstones

In an ongoing series of sculptures, artist Kathleen Ryan creates oversized moldy fruits using precious gemstones. “The sculptures are beautiful and pleasurable, but there’s an ugliness and unease that comes with them,†Ryan tells the New York Times. Each sculpture can take up to 8 weeks for Ryan to fabricate and involve a variety of […]

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These Infinity Cube Lamps are Incredible (15 Photos)

Named after 19th-century physicist and optics pioneer Augustin-Jean Fresnel, Sean Augustine March’s Fresnel Lamps are a sight to behold. Made from dichroic glass, LEDs pass through metal particles embedded in the glass of the lamp’s double-box construction. The lamps come in two sizes, Major (10″ cube) and Minor (5″ cube), and are available for purchase […]

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Beautiful Geometric Sculptures Cast From Burls Fused to Resin

Scott Huebner is an incredible artist and woodworker that draws his inspiration from the mountains. Huebner went to college for Raku pottery however in 2008 he switched mediums from clay to wood and now experiments with burls and resin to create breathtaking sculptures that he sells through his online store. A burl is a tree […]

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Chinese Artist Creates Tiny Sculptures Using Ferrero Rocher Packaging (28 Pics)

We are used to thinking of packaging as a disposable thing that serves just the purpose of containing and protecting a product. However, in time, when the ever-increasing waste becomes a serious problem, perhaps, it’s well in our interest to find creative means of eliminating the issue. Read more:

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This Artist Burns Fractals Into Wood and Then Turns It Into Furniture

Using high-voltage electricity, Evan Blomquist and his father have been burning fractal patterns into wood slabs that will eventually become furniture. It’s much easier to understand when you see the videos and pics below but it certainly makes for unique and interesting works. The father and son work under the name Electrostatic Wood Creations, and […]

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This Pastry Chef Can Make Absolutely Anything Out of Chocolate

Amaury Guichon is a French and Swiss pastry chef and artist. He’s also one of the most followed pastry personalities in the world on social media (Facebook + Instagram). Guichon is currently based in Las Vegas, USA. From an early age, he showed little interest for the classic school curriculum, which he left at 14 […]

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Renaissance Portraits Made From Single Thread on Circular Loom

Using a single thread roughly 1-2 km long (0.6 – 1.2 mi), Petros Vrellis continuously wraps the thread in straight, continuous lines, from one peg to its direct opposite peg in a circular, 28″ loom with 200 evenly spaced anchor pegs on its circumference. Thus each artwork is made from 3,000 – 4,000 continuously intersecting […]

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Dinara Kasko is Pushing the Boundaries of Cake Design (15 Photos)

Dinara Kasko is a pastry chef and culinary artist from Ukraine who has gained a huge online following for her innovative cake designs and moulds. Although Dinara graduated from the Kharkov University Architecture School, she found her true passion was pastry. However, she now uses her background in architectural design to create her incredible cakes […]

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Epic Hobo Nickel: Guy Carves Silver Dollar with Trap Jaws and Golden Bait Coin

Russian artist Roman Booteen has carved one of the most intriguing ‘Hobo nickels‘ we’ve ever seen. Using a Morgan silver dollar from 1921, the ‘Hobo nickel’ features a golden ‘bait coin’, a Dos Pesos from 1945. The coin also features gold inlays (the broken arrows) and a working trap jaw mechanism (video embedded below). The […]

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Ageist and body-shaming Trump statue falls short as art and satire

Five effigies of the Republican nominee were installed across the US with satiricial intent that looks more like unfunny revulsion toward bodily differences What has been seen, the saying goes, cannot be unseen, and for Da Vincis array of grotesque little heads, the hellish fantasy landscapes of Dutch masters Hieronymus Bosch or Pieter Bruegel the […]

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