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Lethal Viruses as Glass Art

Lethal Viruses as Glass Art

E. coli

It’s not everyday that one gets to admire the beauty of these tiny killing machines called viruses. They’re scary by every definition of the word, and lets face it, not all too enticing. That doesn’t quite change the fact that they can be quite mesmerizing. Artist Luke Jerram sculpted deadly viruses like HIV, SARS, E. Coli and Malaria from glass into these hauntingly attractive shapes. He calls the series Glass Microbiology and enlisted the help of virologist Andrew Davidson, so as to keep the details on the sculptures correct.

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Discarded Computer Parts Mix Up Into Cyberpunk Collages

Discarded Computer Parts Mix Up Into Cyberpunk Collages

Polish artist Anna Dabrowska, a.k.a. Finnabair mixes up and arranges discarded computer parts as art, creating these lovely cyberpunk collages that are a heady mix of two worlds. Even the variety of materials used is quite impressive, there’s the obvious discarded computer parts and boards, screws, gears and cogs, even screws, artificial flowers and dead insects. All these unlikely partners come together in these painstakingly built delightful collages.

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All Hail The Holy Batman

All Hail The Holy Batman

Batman has been elevated to holy, celestial levels in this painting titled Holy Batman by artist Robert Burden. The painting measures 12 feet by 7 feet and took about 1200 hours to complete. Making a good representation of the Batman universe, it reserves space for important characters in the Batman mythology and lore. Adorning the side of the frame sit 360 Batman figurines that work for ornamentation.

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A Carpet Made Entirely of Sugar

A Carpet Made Entirely of Sugar

Look at all those sweet calories arranged so deliciously for the installation Tapis de sucre (Sugar Carpet). Looking much like a Persian carpet, that is two tons of refined sugar working with food coloring and activated charcoal. The installation is the work of artist Aude Moreau.

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