Posts by Sara Barnes

August 17, 2017

Amazing Fruit Carving Transforms Watermelon into a Shape-Shifting Lantern

Certain foods lend themselves well to becoming works of art. Watermelons, with their hard rinds, produce incredible edible sculptures that will make you rethink how you look at fruit. Recently, a watermelon carving out of China has blown us away with both its intricate detail and clever engineering. A short video demonstrates how this awe-inspiring carved watermelon works. At the beginning, the rind appears to be etched into a fancy design—nothing else.

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August 16, 2017

Delicate Hand-Sewn Lace Figures are Harmoniously Fused to Real Pieces of Found Wood

Hungarian artist Ágnes Herczeg combines delicate lace art with the knotty branches of found wood to create scenes depicting the contemplative beauty of humanity. The intricate portraits showcase women as they recline, sleep, and gaze into an infinite abyss. Often, the wood is an anchor for their activities; it’s a place where the characters rest their bodies, or the floor on which they stand.

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