Anything can become art in the hands of a true talent. Stephanie Kilgast takes discarded items like cans, broken plates, jars and sculpts around them, giving the trash new lives as pieces of art.


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The French artist uses polymer clay to create nature-inspired forms sprout from the found objects. "My work is an ode to life, where plants and fungi meet insects, animals, and minerals," she writes on her website. "These encounters are growing in a colorful swirl of diversity, and the erratic growth develops on found objects, in a dialogue between humanity and nature."

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Artist Makes Unexpectedly Colorful Life Forms Grow Out Of Trash

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Maria K 1 month ago

I absolutely love the color and the detail in this one.. I could stare at it for hours!

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Artist Makes Unexpectedly Colorful Life Forms Grow Out Of Trash

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Squishyshiba 1 month ago

I get it the eyes are the camera's lenses

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Artist Makes Unexpectedly Colorful Life Forms Grow Out Of Trash

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Diver Driver 1 month ago

Reminds me of asparagus....

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Artist Makes Unexpectedly Colorful Life Forms Grow Out Of Trash

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Caleb Sogge 4 weeks ago

Awwwwww, its a water bear!

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Artist Makes Unexpectedly Colorful Life Forms Grow Out Of Trash

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catarie 4 weeks ago

this is one of my favorites do you agree??

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Suzana Stantic 1 month ago

I hate bugs... But this is lovely <3

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Artist Makes Unexpectedly Colorful Life Forms Grow Out Of Trash

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sharron lynn parsons 1 month ago

Yes, the many oil spills are doing tremendous damage to everything in the ocean, including the fish we eat !!!

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Caleb Sogge 4 weeks ago

I like how these are mostly made of shiny tin cans. Gives masterpieces like this even more prettiness.

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Artist Makes Unexpectedly Colorful Life Forms Grow Out Of Trash

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Antoinette Duarte 1 month ago

These flowers and their smiles are contagious!

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Caleb Sogge 4 weeks ago

Why the mouth? I like but it's kinda creepy...

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Caleb Sogge 4 weeks ago

Ladybuglike creatures are impossible underwaterbut this is cute!

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Jason Abillama-Villegas 1 month ago

I'm glad I finally clicked on this, very cool... not to dumb it down, but it reminds me of the movie Annihilation, which I also enjoyed.