by staff on September 18, 2011
Much to our dismay, this self-portrait does not actually use X, rather photographs of X. Nonetheless it makes quite the statement.
612 slices of bread toasted blond, brown, or burned to create shadows and highlights.
Far more creative than “Wash Me”, Wade uses a variety of brushes and erasers to remove the caked on dirt.
Muniz’s wet fingertip can take credit for the shading you see here. The sugar is not adhered to the paper, so photographs were taken of the art from an overhead mounted camera.
Freeman brings new meaning to the term “second use” with his junk drawer art worthy of hanging above a mantle.
This guy runs a pig farm, tattoos the live pigs, stuffs the dead ones then puts them in museums. P.S. He’s a vegetarian.
Religious structures made out of weaponry = badass + deep.
These pieces are created using tens of thousands of push pins in only five colors: blue, red, yellow, white, and black. Daigh won third place at Art Prize in 2010 for his work.
The artist collects his own blood and freezes it in a mold of his own head. He continuously updates the piece as he ages to maintain an accurate depiction of himself as he ages. That’s dedication.
“This world is not visible, but it is real, perhaps more real than the world of matter, and it is also for sale.” One recently sold for $10,000.