Australian artist recreates famous paintings using everyday items

Cormack O'Connor Contributor

By Cormack O'Connor in New Art on Wednesday 3 July 2013

DeviantArt is always a bustling hub of wonderful artistry, but it’s members like workbynight that really get me excited about it. The Australian-based digital artist takes everyday items, such as doughnuts, buttons and material patches, and smashes them together to recreate famous works of art. The resemblance is legitimately crazy.

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Sculptures made from skateboard decks by Haroshi

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By Aaron Craig in New Art on Friday 6 April 2012

Haroshi became infatuated with skating in his early teens so it’s only natural that he started using decks as the medium for his artworks. His wooden mosaic style is made by stacking and gluing a heap of decks together and shaving the final artwork into the decks. Any object that gets a second life is okay with me, especially when they have been crafted into sculptures as beautiful as Haroshi’s.

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3D art made from screws by Andrew Myers

Tristan Rayner Editor

By Tristan Rayner in New Art on Friday 11 March 2011

We’ve seen all sorts of mosaic art made from unusual things, even the Mona Lisa created with coffee cups, but screws? Andrew Meyers creates these tactile 3D sculptures from up to 10,000 screws.

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