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Daniel Firman has created this amazing elephant structure that toys with surrealism. The sculptural installation titled Nasutamanus depicts an elephant once again performing a balancing act with its trunk, but this time the creature is featured from a rotated view.

Nasutamanus is part of a group exhibition called The Circus as a Parallel Universe currently showing Kunsthalle Wien in Vienna through September 2, 2012.

Originally an illustrator and designer, Peter Clark now uses a collection of various papers to form all kinds of patterned, textured artwork. Peter paints with paper, finding bits of treasure among other people's trash. He and his wife scour flea markets, garage sales, and even dumpsters for malleable media. Check out more of Peter’s work here (dogs aren’t his only subject) and check out his shop while you’re at it!

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What an amazing campaign for the MASP Art School in São Paulo. DDB Brazil it shows the organs of Dali, Vincent Van Gogh and Picasso and dissected them to show their inside illustrated in the same style as their famous artworks.

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Chinese designer Zhang Zhoujie paves the way of  the future of furniture design in his Triangulation Series collection. The Triangulation Series which investigates the relationship between computer technologies and Wu Wei, one of the principles of Taoism. It means “lack of intervention”.Zhoujie’s designs maximize the potential of the materials used to construct them. Consisting of interconnected triangles, mathematical logic and strategic engineering or the premiss behind this series.

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Based in Portland, Franklin uses glass tubes filled with ionised krypton in order to create the grow. The neon skeleton took more than 1,000 hours, over two years, to complete.

“An anatomical study of the human body considering the mind and body as one entity. Flameworked borosilicate glass, krypton, wood."

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These might look like antique books, but they're actually salvaged bricks that have been painted to look like they belong in an old library. The faux literature is the brilliant work of Daryl Fitzgerald. Melbourne-based artist Daryl Fitzgerald has given the city’s old bricks a new lease of life by transforming them into antique books. According to Fitzgerald, “It whimsically invokes nostalgia for a time when libraries were cavernous worlds full of yellowing paper, silence and time.”

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Intelligent particles, the size of dust grains, are programmed to fill nonexistent shapes (the mathematical problem of geometry packing). The "know" their relative position inside the imaginary form (i.e. distance from hull or center) and take on a color relative to it.

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Maskull Lasserre carved a nearly perfect human skull from a thick stack of outdated computer manuals. Although the skull is commonly associated with death, the piece itself is not gruesome.

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Mads Peitersen is a multimedia artist in Denmar has created a series of illustrations feature popular electronics such as the iPhone and a game controller, dissected to reveal human-like body parts such as bones and livers.

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The art collective group called Boa Mistura which translates into “good mixture” partnered with locals that live in one of the many favelas of Sao Paulo, Brazil for an uplifting graffiti art project. Favelas are clusters of low-quality housing, typical of Brazil. Boa Mistura covered the walls with bold colors and created a 3D illusion with words.

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German photographer Markus Reugels captures amazing photograph that look like mushrooms,Exquisitely-timed water droplets combined with high-speed photography and colored lights result in psychedelic raindrops like you’ve never seen before.

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A Japanese student Takayuki Hori has created this amazing x-ray origami series entitled 'oritsunagumono' (translated as 'things folded and connected')  that shines light, quite literally, on the most endangered species from Japan’s coasts.

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