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10 Amazing Art-Inspired Cakes

It’s pretty hard to argue that modern cake decorators aren’t artists, especially when you look at some of their takes on games, horror movies and children’s stories. Today’s featured cake decorators have taken on the art of some of the world’s greatest painters. 1. Dali This lovely tribute to the famous surrealist not only incorporates his melting [...]

Tobias Funke: The Plush Toy

If you love wannabe bluemen who are also nevernudes, then you’ll certainly want to cuddle up with this adorable Tobias toy when you go off to bed at night. It was created by Michelle Coffee of Deadly Sweet, but don’t expect to buy your own over at Etsy as it was actually created for an [...]

The Art of the Video Game

Aled Lewis has made pixelated, video game-style versions of several classic works of art. The above piece is a mashup of Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade: The Graphic Adventure and Salvador Dali’s The Persistence of Memory. He’s also altered works of Van Gogh, da Vinci, and Edward Hopper. They’re his contribution to an upcoming [...]

Hello Kitty Tentacle Chandelier

I can’t imagine a better focal point for a tasteful dining room! Adam Wallacavage, noted for his tentacled chandeliers, made this Hello Kitty variant. It was featured in a themed art show hosted by Sanrio, the company that owns Hello Kitty. Art Show Link -via Hello Kitty Hell | Artist’s Website | Photo: Sanrio

Warship Shoe

Artist Phil Noto made this shoe for a custom sneaker art show at the Bold Hype Gallery in New York City. I’d hazard a guess that the number 27 refers to a specific vessel, but it’s hard to know precisely which one. Link via Everyday, No Days Off | Artist’s Website | Photo by the artist

Money Talks

Money Talks. And it says some pretty interesting things to Dan Tague – whose art show LIVE FREE OR DIE is a collection of popular, and sometimes ominous, phrases composed out of the words found on American currency. Here’s a sampling of the carefully crafted messages: (Via The Awesomer)

33.3 Art Show

33.3 rpm is the speed at which a turntable ran to play record albums. It is also the theme of the 33.3 Art Show, in which 33.3 artists rework classic album covers (the .3 artist is a 4-year-old). Shown is Whipped Cream and Other Delights by Herb Alpert, illustrated by Tammy Duncan. See them all [...]