18 Astonishing Exhibits Whose Essence Lies in Unconventional Materials

In the realm of creativity, boundaries are mere suggestions, and time and again, individuals with a penchant for unleashing their imagination manage to astonish us all. Whether through unique design, distinctive craftsmanship, or the unconventional materials employed, these innovators continually find ways to captivate our senses. It’s a world where a gorilla sculpted from coloured pencils or a colossal bear constructed from a thousand nails is not just an anomaly but a testament to the limitless possibilities of artistic expression.

Today, we present a curated collection of 18 intriguing exhibits that beckon you to peer closer, each a testament to the inventive minds behind them. These creations not only challenge conventional norms but redefine the very essence of art, urging us to marvel at the endless possibilities that emerge when creativity meets unexpected materials.

Tiger skin from cigarettes

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Baseball bat statue, made from the same baseball bats, but smaller in size

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Nail Bear in Aspen, Colorado

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Be careful, it might sting!

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A gorilla made from the finest coloured pencils at the KOH-I-NOOR art supply store in the centre of Prague.

A chandelier made from clothes hangers in a shopping centre

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Seashell dinosaur head

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Another gorilla, but made of tyres

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Head of the Gorgon Medusa pieced together from dolls

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The broom at my parents’ house is made of wheat.

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I “sewed” myself a dress from comics

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Sculpture assembled from decommissioned weapons

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Shark made from small pumpkins

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Cones from shovels

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Fairytale bird from old CDs

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Ferocious crocodile

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My local bakery blew everyone away again at the scarecrow competition. The work is entirely made of bread!

Dog sculpture made from tree roots

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The store floor is made entirely of bottle caps.

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The statue of the Hindu god (Ganesha), about 8 meters high, is hand-built from bananas.

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