Tag: art

This Artist Collaborates with Bees to Create Amazing Honeycomb Sculptures

February 26, 2014 // 1:39 pm

Remember that bottle-shaped hive a few months back? Artist Aganetha Dyck has taken this same idea of collaborative art and produced stunningly beautiful sculptures.

Dyck’s interest in inter-species contact led her to experiment with honeybees and porcelain figures. She placed the sculptures in special apiaries and,…

NYC Culinary Student Frosts Cake for Strangers, Spreads Sappy, Sugary Joy

February 24, 2014 // 8:41 am

Manhattan-based performance artist and culinary student Bettina Banayan recently cut herself a slice of internet infamy for frosting a cake on a New York subway, then sharing that cake with fellow passengers. A 12 minute video documents the whole experiment, including the serious shade thrown by the elderly man…

Oh, Barf: Traumatic Face Injuries Replicated by Candy

February 18, 2014 // 8:32 am

Dutch artist Ashkan Honarvar, recreated eerie representations of gory facial injuries using ice cream and candy.

The photos are manipulated and sweets are transposed over blood and wounds to create images that are disturbing, haunting, and strangely beautiful.  The amount of detail that goes into…

This Fast Food Kitchen is Made Entirely Out of Wood

February 10, 2014 // 10:45 am

Fast food joints have many recognizable features, like deep fryers and soft drink dispensers. Chances are most customers don’t think of this as a beautiful scene, but artist Roxy Paine has transformed it into one. In fact, she’s given us an intimate view of a fast food kitchen through…

This Painter Drinks Colored Milk then Throws it Up on Blank Canvases

February 4, 2014 // 1:38 pm

Dear Readers: this is Millie Brown and here she is enjoying a glass of colored milk.

Now, this is where the pleasantries end. If you’re one of those people who get queasy at the mere thought of multicolored regurgitation, please refrain from reading. For everyone else, well, good luck.…

This Artist Turns Common Food into Whimsical Pieces of Art

February 4, 2014 // 10:43 am

There’s more to your wine cork, lettuce leaf, and walnuts than what you first see. Artist Victor Nunes imagines those pictures and sketches them around every day objects, turning the ordinary and mundane into adorable, poignant pieces of art. While he works with all kinds of mediums,…

These Dishes and Cups Are Permanently Covered in Ants

January 20, 2014 // 10:54 am

Ants on your dishware usually aren’t something you want to see.  For many people, it’s a surefire way to ruin a lunch. Yet Evelyn Bracklow, a German artist, wants to put ants on your dishes, permanently. She’s created a set of porcelain plates covered with tiny hand-painted…

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