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Incredible Butter Sculptures by Jim Victor and Marie Pelton


Artists are known to think outside of the box and utilize uncommon items to construct their creations. From matchsticks to socks and wire coat hangers, we've seen our fair share of imaginative art using unconventional materials, but sculptor Jim Victor, accompanied by his wife Marie Pelton, have mastered the artistic use of a common household product–butter. The creative duo has been taking the creamy blocks out of the kitchen and into the studio for the past 11 years, producing some incredible butter sculptures.

The Conshohoken, Pennsylvania-based couple has worked together on a number of impressive butter-based projects that has garnered them international acclaim for their craft. Rather than treating the unusual sculpting material as a cheap component meant for cooking or meaningless hobbies, they take their art seriously, constructing three-dimensional installations that could have very well been carved out of marble. Each golden statue is meticulously sculpted, reflecting the smooth and coarse textures found in real life.










Jim Victor website
via [Lustik, World Dairy Diary, Land O' Lakes]

Pinar

Pinar Noorata is the Managing Editor at My Modern Met. She is a writer, editor, and content creator based in Brooklyn, NY. She earned her BA in Film and Media Studies from CUNY Hunter College and is an alumni of the Center for Arts Education’s Career Development Program in NYC. She has worked at NBC Universal, Penguin Books, and the Tribeca Film Festival as well as many other independent media companies. When she isn’t writing, editing, or creating videos herself, Pinar enjoys watching movies—anything from foreign art house films to mainstream blockbusters.
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