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These forlorn looking cardboard forests remind us what the real forests give up for us

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By Kenny Ong in New Art on Tuesday 17 February 2015

You may have mixed emotions when looking at these stunningly created forests made entirely of cardboard.

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Giant colourful lamps take over the icy streets of Quebec City

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By Rachel Oakley in New Art on Tuesday 17 February 2015

Winter can be dull and drab, especially if it snows a lot, so Quebec City have decorated their snowy streets with 34 giant lampshades to bring back some much-needed cheer.

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Beautifully styled surfboards inspired by 15th-century artwork

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By Rachel Oakley in New Art on Monday 16 February 2015

They say sharks are attracted to bright colours in the water, but that didn’t stop Boom-Art from creating these surfboards with 15th-century style designs.

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These cats are painted in all their inky gloriousness with only black watercolours and ink

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By Kenny Ong in New Art on Friday 13 February 2015

Using only black watercolours and ink, Serbian artist Endre Penovac leaves me absolutely gobsmacked with his wonderful, fluffy renditions of black cats.

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Mystery artist draws mesmerising typography on snow-covered cars of New York

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Friday 13 February 2015

While most people would see a dust- or snow-covered car and immediately think, ‘I’ll draw a penis’, anonymous street artist Faust creates beautiful typographic messages instead.

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These surreal images of flying houses and their occupants invite you to let your imagination fly, too

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By Kenny Ong in New Art on Thursday 12 February 2015

The latest series of Flying Houses by French photographer Laurent Chehere shows, you guessed it, more liberated houses flying high up in the sky. But this time, he has added occupants – some bewildered, others pensive, and one fearful for her life.

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Only pens, pencils and a lot of talent were used to make these words lift themselves off the page

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By Kenny Ong in New Art on Thursday 12 February 2015

Tolga Girgin is an electrical and electronics engineer from Eskisehir, Turkey, who doodles in his spare time. Well, maybe calling them ‘doodlings’ is an understatement. He does 3D anamorphic lettering illustration, which leaves the less talented – like us – scratching our heads and muttering ‘how does he do it?’

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Assorted toppings create too beautiful to eat monochromatic pizzas

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Wednesday 11 February 2015

Feast your eyes on this. Parisian creative studio ‘Black Pizza’ collaborated with chef Julie Basset and photographer Erwan Fichou to create a series of experimental pizzas that you won’t find anywhere else.

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This designer sews landscapes of her travels because taking a picture would be too easy

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By Kenny Ong in New Art on Tuesday 10 February 2015

While the rest of us simply click away at our vacation spots, designer Teresa Lim preserves her travel memories with stitches by sewing the landmark or landscape before her.

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Yes, sushi snow globes are now a thing

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By Rachel Oakley in New Art on Monday 9 February 2015

For those of us obsessed with sushi, we’ve found our sushi fan club president: artist Eri Nami. Now, before you get too excited, these snow globes aren’t made of real sushi – that’d be gross – but they’re crafted to look like the real thing. Oh, except for those sparkles.

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Ice cream sculptures that look amazing and taste just as good

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By Rachel Oakley in New Art on Monday 9 February 2015

With the creative spirit of an artist ice cream not only tastes great, it can also look beautiful and even tell a story! These scoops of different flavoured ice cream have been skilfully placed together to form beautiful images of castles, hot air balloons, turkeys, and flower-like sculptures.

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Bratz dolls are repainted to look more realistic and less, erm, trashy

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By Rachel Oakley in New Art on Saturday 7 February 2015

If you don’t understand the Bratz doll hype, then you’re not alone. Why any child would want to play with a doll that looks like she’s off to the club is beyond me. But this article isn’t about shaming Bratz dolls – rather, it’s about Bratz dolls getting made under by Sonia Singh.

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Using only pantone swatches, artist recreates classic paintings

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Friday 6 February 2015

At first glance, it might seem like random colour chips were stitched together to create incoherent images, but upon further inspection, they’re actually classic paintings in 8-bit form. London-based artist Nick Smith arranges Pantone swatches to recreate famous paintings from Andy Warhol, Vincent van Gogh, and Leonardo da Vinci, among others.

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Forget taxidermy, now you can mount fresh flowers on your walls

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By Rachel Oakley in New Art on Friday 6 February 2015

You’ve seen the latest craze of mounting fake antlers, but now there’s something extra cool you can attach to those walls: fresh flowers. Created by Elkebana, these flower arrangements are known as ikebana in Japan, and involve arranging flowers in such a way that they bring nature and humanity together.

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Celebrity portraits created with nothing but emoji

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By Rachel Oakley in New Art on Friday 6 February 2015

Love it or hate it, emoji looks to be sticking around for a few more years. And there just so happens to be an Instagram account dedicated to creating portraits of celebs out of emoji.

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