Famous Art Museums Recreated With Candy

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Guggenheim Museum, New York. Icing, gingerbread, cotton candy, candy wrappers, licorice, sugar.

Finally, art that everyone can get into… Unless you’re diabetic. A few famous art museums from around the world were recreated by artists Caitlin Levin and Henry Hargreaves, using various forms of gingerbread and candy.

Constructed and then photographed in black and white — the museums look real enough, that you’ll want to walk right in and get cultured. Or just chew on the walls.

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Karuizawa Museum, Nagano. Chocolate, gingerbread, hard candy, cotton candy, sour flush.

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The Louvre, Paris. Gingerbread, hard candy, licorice.

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Museum Aan de Stroom, Antwerp. Gingerbread, lego candy, hard candy, sesame candy, chocolate, bubble gum, sour rolls.

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Maxxi – National Museum of the 21st Century Arts, Rome. Gingerbread, hard candy, lollipop sticks.

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Museo Soumaya, Mexico City. Candy balls, gingerbread, sour rolls, taffy.

[link, via TAXI]

Parents Illustrate on Their Sons’ Lunchbox Napkins Every Day

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We’ve found another set of parents cooler than yours… The Kirbys create awesome illustrations on napkins, that they include in their two sons’ lunchboxes. And, not only are the cartoons very well executed, they’re extremely prolific, as two new napkins are created every day.

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[link, via Laughing Squid]

Please Watch This Artist Draw a Bag of Potato Chips

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Italian artist Marcello Barenghi is all that… And a bag of chips. Seen here, he recreates an empty chip bag so real, that you’ll want to peel it open and attempt to lick the crumbs out. We’ve heard people do that. Please watch this…

[link, via Boing Boing]

The Scream Brownies

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Edvard Munch’s The Scream is one of the most iconic, parodied, and reproduced paintings in art history. Now it’s a brownie.

Brought to us by Sugary Winzy, The Scream Cheese Brownies are made with regular brownie batter that’s topped with cream cheese. The cream cheese is then ‘painted’ with a toothpick and baked. Stop screaming, the brownies will be ready in no time.

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[link, via Neatorama]

Check Please! A Collection Of Art On Guest Checks

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Guest Checks is an art series and website dedicated to illustration on restaurant guest checks. Now, like most things that are awesome, the series has become a book. Check Please! is an aggregation of these illustrations, combined into a 9″ by 9″ book that would improve upon any coffee table.

Illustrator and author of the book, John “Super Ugly” Williams, has started a Kickstarter campaign to help raise production costs. Great incentives are offered to those who participate, including guest check t-shirts and prints from the illustrators. Check out the project here, please.

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[link, thanks Super Ugly]