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Art Hacker by Liu Bolin

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Art Hacker by Liu Bolin

World-renowned Chinese artist Liu Bolin has created a new work for a solo exhibition called Art Hacker.  One of the works from this series included re-creating da Vinci’s classical masterpiece, the Mona Lisa.  Instead of using paints on a traditional medium, Bolin uses scores of human bodies as his canvas.  A press release promoting this […]

Hummingbird by Vik Muniz

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Hummingbird by Vik Muniz

Brazlian artist Vik Muniz is no stranger to transforming trash and other discard items into beautiful works of art.  We previously featured a video in which Muniz used hand-torn scraps of paper from magazines to recreate Van Gogh’s The Starry Night.  In 2012, Muniz created a series of composite artworks under a series titled Scrap […]

Recycled Waste by Jan von Holleben

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Recycled Waste by Jan von Holleben

Photographer Jan von Holleben created this piece for the internal magazine of a major notorious power company.  The recognizable symbol for recycling is made completely from trash and other discarded items.  In the article for the magazine, Holleben illustrated the travels of waste and its sticky handling within the European Union.  He points out that […]

Vik Muniz

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Vik Muniz

In this video, Brazilian visual artist and photographer Vik Muniz shares his process for creating intricate collages based on images that “are already part of our collective visual memory.”   This series, titled “Pictures of Magazines”, features his replica of Vincent Van Gogh’s “The Starry Night” from hand-torn scraps from magazines. Muniz was featured in 2010’s […]

Einstein in Pencils

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Einstein in Pencils

Have you ever wondered what Einstein might look like if he were made from around 1,000 colored pencils?  Maybe you haven’t, but here is one artist’s interpretation.

Vegetable Face by Klaus Enrique

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Vegetable Face by Klaus Enrique

This vegetable face composite image was created by Klaus Enrique for the cover a cookbook by Martin Pyco Rausch.  The cookbook features vegetarian recipes making the half-vegetable face even more relevant for this project.  The style used in this strange face mash up was clearly inspired by Giuseppe Arcimboldo, the 16th century Italian painter best […]

An Artist’s Winter by Andrew Myers

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An Artist’s Winter by Andrew Myers

Andrew Myers creates portraits using an unlikely medium – screws.  In this early, experimental screw piece that measures 2 feet x 2 feet, he transformed thousands of screws, oil paint, and phonebook pages into a self-portrait expressing the difficult feelings he was experiencing at that time.  He notes that when he created this particular piece, […]