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Art Design Lego Recycled

LEGO Poster Remakes of Famous Paintings

It is hard to ignore these minimalist LEGO posters. From Van Gogh’s 1889 self-portrait to the most visited oil painting hung in a museum (the Mona Lisa), art director Marco Sodano has done an exceptional job at capturing the essence and colors of these art pieces. Images © LEGO Via Behance

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Abstract Art Graffiti Mixed Media Recycled Street Art

The Street Art Parrot

Portuguese street artist Bordalo II, born and raised in Lisbon, takes the gritty urban landscape as his canvas in which to perfect his mixed media style effects. His works literally leap out from the wall as he sources the streets for his supplies: giant, rainbow-hued parrots built up from tires and scrap pieces of metal and flowers made […]

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Art Food & Drinks Recycled

Cute Images made from Ground Coffee

Instead of just sipping coffee, Liv Buranday began using the grinds as a way to express herself artistically. Using a toothpick she carefully places each bit (plus some leaves and accessories) on a white surface, creating miniature images of The Little Mermaid, Banksy’s girl with a heart balloon, and more. Photos © Liv Buranday Via […]

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Art Color Illusion Origami Paper Art Recycled

Color, Imagination and Illusion

Sometimes the best way to make art is by exploring new methods or materials without any concern in mind. Grab items from your home and start using your imagination. That’s what photographer Victoria Ivanova has done by using colored pencils and origami figures to replicate a famous optical illusion, a retro video game, and more.

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Art Black & White Photography Portraits Recycled

Sumptuous Surreal Photography

TOMAAS is a visionary photographer, a master at taking the everyday and transforming it into the surreal, as you can see here in these stunning images. Daily objects like forks, tinfoil and bubble wrap become gorgeous fashion motifs in the hands of this very skilled artist. Photos © TOMAAS Via Behance Network

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Art Food & Drinks Recycled

Vivi Mac’s Food Art

French artist Vivi Mac is constantly challenging herself to make portraits using diverse foods—e.g. barbecue sauce, milk, chocolate, sugar, and more. In addition to the five images included in post, you can view other examples at her Facebook photo gallery. See also: “Going Bananas for Marley” and “Tea Landscapes.”

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Art Ecological Environmental Installations Recycled

Back to Nature

I have been an admirer of environmental art, but it is not that frequent to find artists working within this medium. A few past related features include patterns in the snow by Sonja Hinrichsen, creations based on local traditions by Scarlett Hooft Graafland, and the popular tree illusions by Zander Olsen. In this latest post, I […]

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Art Metal Mirrors Recycled

Gorgeous Floor Installations

To create these patterned carpets, Dutch artist Suzan Drummen used diverse materials like mirrors, precious stones, metal pieces, and more. Each object is meticulously hand-placed and requires a bit of skill in the game of Twister to reach certain areas of the floor. Photos © Suzan Drummen My Amp Goes to 11

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Animals Art Birds Flowers and Plants Recycled

Cockadoodledooooo!

I have featured a number of artwork by Malaysian artist Hong Yi, such as coffee and sock portraits, food art, and more. She is internationally known for making art using daily objects and kitchen ingredients—and her latest project includes the use of flower petals to create various birds. You can view more images from this […]

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Art Food & Drinks Recycled

Art You Can Eat!

It is kind of a crime to munch into a famous painting, but if you really had to, at least slowly bite into the damn thing to appreciate it. The “Girl with a Pearl Earring” and “The Scream” have been remade in an on-going collection by Norwegian artist Ida Skivenes, who uses various foods on […]