Weekly art websites: sickly sweet art made with candy
Tuesday 11 May 2010
Get a taste for art with this sickly sweet selection of confectionery art websites.
Gum Blondes - http://www.gumblondes.com
Canadian artist Jason Kronenwald has a team of bubble-gum chewers to help him create these images of celebrity portraits and beautiful women entirely out of pre-chewed gum.
Brendan Jamison: sugar cube sculptures - http://www.brendanjamison.com/
Irish artist Brendan Jamison creates large-scale sculptures out of cubes of sugar.
Bompas & Parr - http://www.jellymongers.co.uk/templates/about_about2.html
Bompas & Parr fuse the line between food, art and architecture. Their jelly sculptures have ranged from glow-in-the-dark funeral installations to wedding jelly cakes.
Chicago School of mold making: Chefs Gallery - http://www.chicagomoldschool.com/ChefsGallery.html
This website provides a gallery of some of the most beautiful pieces of edible showpiece construction.
Rock Made - http://www.rockmade.com/
New York-based artists Rebecca Odes and Craig Kanarick photograph candies in all their colorful glory for a living.
Minimiam - http://www.minimiam.com
Akiko Ida and Pierre Javelle use tiny characters and food photography to create interesting worlds of miniature yummy-ness.
Jelly Belly - http://www.jellybelly-uk.com/fun-stuff/bean-art/
Jelly Belly jelly beans company has a gallery of commissioned artworks that have been created using their colorful jelly beans.
Jason Mecier - http://www.jasonmecier.com/title.html
Jason Mecier creates hand-crafted mosaics with candy, gum, food, beans and anything else he can find.
Vik Muniz: pictures with sugar and chocolate - http://www.vikmuniz.net
Brazilian-born artist Vik Muniz creates artwork out of any medium he can put his hands on. His photographs of portraits created with sugar or chocolate are sickly sweet.
Potter's attempt to create an Essex Taj Mahal was a lovely treattv
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