Tiny lipstick sculptures of tourist attractions


UK artist Hedley Wiggan carved lipsticks into iconic tourist attractions for the International Lipstick Colours of the Year exhibit at Heathrow Airport's Terminal 5. Wiggan usually makes his micro-sculptures out of pencil lead, like the examples below of The Beatles and a witch.

"International Lipstick Colours of the Year" (Heathrow Airport via Weird Universe)

See more of Hedley Wiggan's artwork here.

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WATCH: Jack Storms, sculpted gorgeous cube for Guardians of the Galaxy

Cold glass sculptor Jack Storms explains how he makes his gorgeous pieces, including one that became a cube prop in the Guardians of the Galaxy film. Read the rest

Haunted Mansion Graveyard Scene made from My Little Ponies

Silverband 7 executed an outstanding, spectacular rendition of Marc Davis's character-design masterpiece, the graveyard scene from the Haunted Mansion, using modded and scratch-built My Little Pony toys. Read the rest

Gorgeous string installation in cathedral courtyard


Atelier YokYok installed this beautiful geometric string sculpture in the cloister of St. Stephen’s Cathedral in Cahors, France. The vaulted shapes echo the surrounding 11th-century architecture. Read the rest

Full meals of rocks that look like food


Over at Weird Universe, Alex posted his fun photos from the San Diego County Fair of "an exhibit of rocks that look like food." Read the rest

Enormous sculpture doubles as movable water filtration device

Architect Andres Jaque's Office for Political Innovation has installed Cosmo at MoMA. The whimsical water filtration sytem on wheels is designed to make people think about municipal water delivery systems that are generally invisible in our daily lives. The firm said in a statement: Read the rest

Motorcycle helmets that look like shaved heads

Designer Jyo John Mulloor created these custom motorcycle helmets to look like the bare heads of the riders underneath. Read the rest

Sculptor Ron Mueck's hyperreal humanity, on exhibit in Winnipeg


The breathtaking, hyperreal sculptures of Ron Mueck are on display at Canada's Winnipeg Art Gallery until October 4, 2015. Read the rest

Exotic eyeball jewelry and housewares

Stefano Prima is not content to make rings and stalks sporting everyday taxidermy eyeballs -- rather, his pieces sport fanciful reptile irises, vertical goat-slits, terrifying basilisk pupils and even square pupils. Read the rest

Beautiful grotesqueries for your wunderkammer

Seattle's Anthony Hicks has an Etsy store filled with beautiful grotesqueries, including carny sideshow gaffs (come for the feejee mermaid, stay for the mummified head!), but also tooth-filled pocketwatches and artfully preserved homunculi. Read the rest

Kickstarting scenes from Star Wars cut from a single sheet of paper

Marc Hagan-Guirey's best known for his Horrorgami paper sculptures that reproduce buildings from horror movies from painstakingly cut, single sheets of paper. Read the rest

Iridescent insect sculptures from ewaste

UK artist Julie Alice Chapell's Computer Component Bugs sculptures are iridescent, intricate assemblage sculptures made from ewaste. Read the rest

Butter lamb mania peaks this weekend

Once a year, some folks get a little crazy about making butter lambs, and the results vary widely in quality, from the cool ones with wool (butter pushed through a strainer), to utilitarian lamb-shaped molds, to Cake Wrecks-level disasters below: Read the rest

Paper sculpture intricately transforms the sky above


Japanese artist Shoko Konishi created Transition, a paper sculpture with a geometric vaulted ceiling. Inside the somewhat nondescript sculpture, shadow and light dance across the teardrop-shaped tubes she's arranged in a fractal pattern that opens to the sky. Read the rest

DK's Snow Sculptures

Duck Dynasty snow sculpture

In the small southwestern Wisconsin town of Lone Rock, Darren Klingaman makes fantastic painted snow sculptures on his lawn. Read the rest

Burning Man temple to heal Ireland's Troubles, IRL and in Minecraft

David Best, who builds the enormous, gorgeous temples at Burning Man each year, created "Temple" in London/derry, where survivors of the Troubles have left memorials to their dead in advance of the temple being burned on Mar 21. Read the rest

Interpenetrated coin art

Robert Wechsler makes sculptures by notching and connecting coins to one another to great effect, thanks to the familiarity of the materials and the seeming impossibility of their arrangement. Read the rest

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