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This Kitchen And Backyard Took Five Years To Create. Wait Until You See Why.

This Kitchen And Backyard Took Five Years To Create. Wait Until You See Why.

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Artist Liza Lou spent five years creating a life-size kitchen and backyard out of tiny glass beads. Everything in the two spaces is made of brightly colored glass beads known as "seed beads" and often used for making jewelry. The food, the water in the sink, the furniture and fixtures, and all 250,000 blades of grass in the backyard are made from seed beads. Lou used millions of beads to create these scenes, and used nothing but her hands and a pair of tweezers to place each one in the right place. She started working on the kitchen in 1991 and completed in 1996, and the backyard began in 1999.  Liza Lou The kitchen, complete with newspaper, food, drinks, and a sink full of dishes. ...
This Artist Took His Childhood Doodles And Recreated Them In Spectacular Fashion. It’s Pretty Trippy.

This Artist Took His Childhood Doodles And Recreated Them In Spectacular Fashion. It’s Pretty Trippy.

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Children are like very small adults with over-active imaginations and under-developed motor skills, so it's not uncommon to find them scribbling out their ideas on construction paper. Most of the time, what kids want to draw never ends up looking like what is actually drawn... OR DOES IT? Most adults assume that the messy images that end up on the paper aren't what kids meant to draw. Dutch artist Telmo Pieper proved that sometimes childish doodles look more like finalized (and terrifying) works than we might originally think. He revisited some of the drawings he made as a child and "finished" them with his adult skills. The final result is borderline nightmarish. Originally, Telmo drew these years ago. Telmo Pieper ...
When You See What They’re Using To Make Art, Your Skin Will Crawl

When You See What They’re Using To Make Art, Your Skin Will Crawl

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('VN_PG_DTAT_ATF'); }); The makers of Raid roach spray just did something artistic, and it's quite possibly the weirdest project of all time. Walking into an art gallery, you never know what you're going to see. Just ask these unsuspecting patrons. Instead of pencils or paint, the creators who made these works used hundreds of dead cockroaches to create a stunning series. That's kind of morbid, isn't it? Poor little guys. That being said, it's kind of beautiful when you take a step back and just look at these pieces for what they are. Read more: http://www.viralnova.com/bug-spray-ads/
These Animal Skeletons Are Out Of The Closet And Running Amuck In Your Home.

These Animal Skeletons Are Out Of The Closet And Running Amuck In Your Home.

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Marc Da Cunha Lopes is a French artist who loves biology and science fiction. In his series of photographs entitled, 'Vertebrata' the artist explores both in the coolest fashion. These skeletons, which appear to be creatures from some unexplored moon in the Guardians of The Galaxy universe, are actually just blown up skeletons of birds, monkeys, cats and other critters. He set them in abandoned households and other locations so that in Da Cunha's mind it appears as though "they are looking for those who made them." This is way creepier than I thought it'd be... ...
These Scenes Are Completely Edible, But Way Too Cute To Actually Eat.

These Scenes Are Completely Edible, But Way Too Cute To Actually Eat.

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Here at ViralNova, we have a thing for people who make art out of food, probably because it combines two things we enjoy: cool-looking things and eating. We've covered some artists working with food before, and now we're bringing you more. (You're welcome.)  Stay-at-home mom Samantha Lee knew from firsthand experience that getting kids to eat can be tricky. She wanted to encourage her older daughter to eat independently while Lee tended to her younger child. To do this, she created little scenes out of food to make the meals more appealing. Because it's the Internet era, she began posting pictures of her creations online. The result was more than 300,000 Instagram followers, as well as features in various publications and advertising contracts. Lee's creations featur...
This Collection Turns Images Of Everyday Objects Into Fascinating Collages

This Collection Turns Images Of Everyday Objects Into Fascinating Collages

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('VN_PG_DTAT_ATF'); }); Something fascinating happens when you put two things next to each other that otherwise exist on different planes. And that's exactly what makes artist Stephen McMennamy's work so great. By combining images into thought-provoking compositions, he gives new life to everyday objects. Donuts and bulldozers suddenly feel interesting and new when one starts pushing the other. The reality of fast food hits like a truck when french fries are stuffed into a cigarette box. While some mashups make clear comments about the items of which they're composed, others just bring the humor. In any case, they're as intriguing as they are entertaining. ...
30 Of The Most Awesome, Hilarious, And Absolutely Horrible Pumpkin Carvings

30 Of The Most Awesome, Hilarious, And Absolutely Horrible Pumpkin Carvings

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These 11 Famous Works Of Art Have Finally Been Recreated With Food.

These 11 Famous Works Of Art Have Finally Been Recreated With Food.

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Making food is an artistic experience. It requires skill, precision, and a steady hand. Making art takes the same skills. Today we will combine these two artistic experiences so you can take a bite out of your favorite works of art! Bon Appetite! A well balanced diet. This painting is spicy! I scream, you scream, we all scream for SUSHI! Now we know why she was smiling, it's because she was delicious. Bananas were probably the Forbidden Fruit, it all makes sense now. This guy has a healthy look. Looks...
You’ve Made Collages, But You’ve Never See Anything Like What This Artist Does.

You’ve Made Collages, But You’ve Never See Anything Like What This Artist Does.

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Eugenia Loli manages to redefine what it means to be a collage artist these days. Her work is inspired by a surreal sensibility, and manages to convey a real message through something that might seem nonsensical at first.   Before going into the art world, Loli worked in the world of technology. Eugenia Loli Here's how she puts it in her bio: "Eugenia Loli originated in the technology sector, but she left that impersonal world behind in order to build new, exciting worlds via her art." Eugenia Loli Loli starts all of her creations with a base image. Eugenia Loli She then builds around it, c...
What This Woman Did With Some ‘Useless’ Trash Is So Awesome. I’ll Never Throw Anything Away Again.

What This Woman Did With Some ‘Useless’ Trash Is So Awesome. I’ll Never Throw Anything Away Again.

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One man's trash is another woman's... artwork? Jane Perkins is an incredible artist who takes what most people would consider useless junk or trash and transforms them into masterpieces. Literally. She has created the Mona Lisa and other classic works out art by only using buttons, bits and pieces you'd find lying around the house. It's unbelievable. Just because these are made of "junk," the final results are anything but. Jane Perkins Jane uses her talents to recreate famous images. Jane Perkins She uses buttons, beads, LEGO, string and more. Jane Perkins From close up, it just seems like a pi...