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Darth Vader Made out of Darth Vader Toys

Australian artist Freya Jobbins takes dolls and action figures, tears them apart, then reassembles them into human sculptures. Some of them are disturbing but all of them are well-crafted human forms. Link -via Junkculture

The Great Buttons off Kanagawa

WBK The Great Wave – inspired by Hokusai’s iconic The Great Wave off Kanagawa Playtful art? deviantARTist Work by Knight (WBK) has got that on the button. The Australian artist uses buttons (or more specifically, [...]

Artist Uses Bananas as Canvas

Photo by Jun Gil Park I’ve posted about communicating via banana peel before, but Jun Gil Park takes it to a whole new level. Taking advantage of the banana peel’s natural tendency to brown when pressure is applied, the Australian artist scratches out elaborate scenes. Unfortunately, they don’t last very long. Link via Flavorwire

Scott Bain’s Beetle Dioramas

In his Micromachina project Australian artist Scott Bain creates pieces of art using taxidermy beetles as tiny machines to illustrate the negative effects of man’s disregard for nature. Once the stuff of science fiction, today flying and crawling insects are used by the military, fitted with audio and video devices. This exhibition experiments using real taxidermy [...]

Lucy Mcrae and her Safety Pin Art

Australian artist Lucy McRae is straddling the worlds of fashion, technology and the body in an exhibition at Sao Paulo’s Museum of Image and Sound this week.A statement from the Rojo Nova Work In Progress exhibition says that as a body architect McRae invents and builds structures on the skin that re-shape the human silhouette.”Her [...]

The Car Parts Sculptures of James Corbett

Australian artist James Corbett began sculpting old car parts in 1999 while managing a car recycling business in Brisbane. Eighteen months later, he closed the shop and turned pro. Corbett never bends the parts, but uses the existing shapes to create (comparatively) realistic forms. Gallery at the link. Link via DudeCraft | Artist’s Website | Image: [...]