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750 Pairs Of Socks Make A Portrait Of Chinese Film Director Zhang Yimou.

red hong yi sock portrait

When Artist/Architect Hong Yi, who goes by the nickname “Red”, first moved to Shanghai she was fascinated by how many people still dried their clothes in the traditional manner of hanging them on bamboo poles in alleys, despite being in a sophisticated urban city. (more…)

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New York People, Places and Things Made With Cut Up MetroCards by Nina Boesch.

Nina Boesch's Metrocard Art

As the name suggests, these “Metro Card Collages” are made from cut up pieces of used and expired MetroCards® (MTA cards or New York City subway tickets). (more…)

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Little Owl Design’s Altered Perspective – Plates As Canvas

little owl design's altered perspectives

The mixed media collection, Little owl Designs’ Altered Perspectives is a mixed media collection that merges classic, traditional and Fauve fine art paintings with various types of Transferware dishes to result in unique art assemblages. (more…)

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Planet Of The Apes Portraits Created With 57,000 Stainless Steel Ball Bearings.

Artist Joe Black doesn’t monkey around when it comes to interesting mosaics. Known for his assemblages crafted from vintage badges, Lego bricks and plastic toy soldiers, he’s used ball bearings to recreate two portraits of Cornelius and one of Zira, the monkeys played by Roddy McDowell and Kim Hunter, respectively, from Escape From Planet Of The Apes the third movie in the original movie franchise. (more…)

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Famous Faces and Frames Made With Sticks And Sunglasses.

A couple of months ago photographer Philip Karlberg came up with the idea of pin or stick art, a concept he’d had in mind for years. Only he didn’t know exactly what it could be used for. However, after a test with sunglasses, that turned out to his liking, he sent the images of Philip Karlberg Stick Art Portraits to Plaza Magazine, and a week later he started shooting an editorial for them. (more…)

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