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Is it Art or Craft?

What separates art from craft?  Ridsdel decided to figure out if something belongs on Etsy or in an art museum by peeling away the cover of various porcelain sets that granny might own. The surgical reveal shows a more intricate design of flowers… something more precious, in some circles. Check out …

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Meet My Family by Colin Batty

Check out “Meet the Family” by Colin Batty from Portland, Oregon…. These are really old photos that Colin adjusted to really make a creepy impression. These oddities can be seen up-close and personal at Peculiarium.  This reminds me of that Ripley’s Believe it or Not museum in Hollywood... there’s a dinosaur on …

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Art from the Porcelain Gods

German artist Sakir Gökcebag created these installations made from rolls of toilet paper. Personally, I prefer this sort artistic approach to the medium known as Le Papier d’ Toilet: But, alas, I shall settle for that Germans dude’s approach for now. I wonder how he brainstormed (or shall I say, …

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RX Chandeliers

Artist Jean Shin raided the medicine cabinet of every Hollywood actress to make these fanciful chandeliers in the name of art. Seriously, these are prescription bottles that have taken on a second life hanging from a museum ceiling. Not bad, prescription bottles, not bad. They look more  like stalagmites, than chandeliers, but …

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Paper Dolls

Check out this cool exhibit called “Prêt-à-Papier: The Exquisite Art of Isabelle de Borchgrave” at the Hillwood Estate Museum and Gardens in Washington! Belgian artist Isabelle de Borchgrave crafted 18th century gowns and shoes entirely of paper! Dang!!  Obviously, she doesn’t give an eff about paper cuts. Yes, I’m one of those people who …

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The Anatomy of an Angel

Check out this awesome sculpture by artist Damien Hirst. He is also Britain’s wealthiest living artist. For someone so established, it’s weird he doesn’t have his own website. I had to read his Wikipedia page for info. I mean, even this hot ho has her own website. Why not him? Weird. …

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The Lovely Bones

Dutch sculptor Cedric Laquieze (above) needs to get on doing centerpieces for weddings, bar mitzvahs and golden anniversary functions. I mean, I wish I had a skeleton floral arrangement for all the fancy times I’ve organized. After a long look at the last photo, I finally figured it looks like the evil …

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