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Cat Portraits by Splendid Beast

Check out these fantastic pet portraits by Splendid Beast ! This company allows you to send your pet’s photo and they will paint a portrait of said pet in any costume/setting you choose. So, your cat or dog can be remembered furrrever as Napoleon or The Girl with the Pearl Earring. Genius! …

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Incredible Paper Wigs

Russian artist Asya Kozina created these stunning 18th century wigs from paper! Amazing, isn’t it?! I love when artists use mundane mediums to create incredible pieces of art. Fit for a queen, these wigs are super intricate and tedious to make… but the end result, wowie wow WOW! Check out more of …

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Artist Danny Van Ryswk’s Eerie Victorian Art

Artist Danny Van Ryswyk  takes eerie Victorian figures and displays then as ‘specimens’ in glass bell jars for a more dramatic effect. I love when artists utilize the glass bell jar! It’s so creepy, yet a sort of a confined beauty. His figures can take months to complete. Check out Danny van Ryswyk’s …

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The House of Cardboard

How brilliant! Zoey Taylor and David Connelly from  The House of Cardboard has made nearly everything in their ‘house’ out of cardboard. My fave has to be the violin and film projector. Both are so intricate and require a number of hours to transform the mundane cardboard into two non-mundane objects. Check out …

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Landscape Test Tubes

Check out this series called  Micro Matter by artist Rosa de Jong ! De Jong takes tiny building landscapes and puts them into thin, long test tubes for a creative twist on the “ship in a bottle” artworks. I’m a fan of anything that has a scientific twist to it, especially things displayed …

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Mark Ryden – Dodecahedron

On my last trip to NYC, I visited the Paul Kasmin Gallery in Chelsea to view the incomparable work of artist Mark Ryden. Ryder is one of my favorite artists, so when I discovered he had a new collection, I had to see it up close and personal! Two pieces …

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