The Human Hamster project

Installation artists Dash Snow and Dan Colen’s latest work is entitled “Nest” which basically involved the creation of a human sized hamster cage. It was created by shredding 2000 telephone directories, which took 30 people three days to complete. Oh, and then they held a rock concert in there… via artsWOM

Get your pen ready Dan Brown. Da Vinci is up to his old tricks!

Theres a bizarre new theory about Leonardo da Vinci’s painting The Last Supper. Apparently, if you flip a portion of it over… …you supposedly get to see what, according to scholars, looks like a woman on Christs left appearing to be cradling a baby fueling theorists that Da Vinci was the holder of the secret… Continue reading Get your pen ready Dan Brown. Da Vinci is up to his old tricks!

Architectural basket case.

click to enlarge This is the headquarters to The Longaberger Company in Ohio. The company is a maker of handcrafted maple wood baskets although you would never know by the architectural design on their home! Its shape is modelled after their best selling basket, the “Media Market Basket”. wikipedia via

A Capri, a load of toy cars and some glue = art

This piece of “art” is called General Carbuncle by James R Ford, UK. He transformed a Ford Capri into the General Lee (Dukes of Hazzard) by covering it with toy cars in the appropriate colored cars. Every toy car is individually glued to the surface of the Capri and covered in a layer of clear… Continue reading A Capri, a load of toy cars and some glue = art

The man with the fruity Midas touch.

This is the latest marketing campaign from Skittles sweets. Everything the man touches turns to skittles.The way the objects turn to skittles and fall to the ground is so sweet (no pun). Great effects. via Creative Review Blog

Lloyds of London on a pinhead and more micro-sculptures.

A replica of the famous Lloyds of London building has been sold for nearly £100k at auction. The reason why this piece of art is so special is that it is just the size of a grain of sugar and needs a microscope to be viewed in all its glory. It took micro sculptor Willard… Continue reading Lloyds of London on a pinhead and more micro-sculptures.