One of the most common questions regarding aesthetics is 'what things count as art?' To Adam Hillman (previously here), the answer to this question is as broad as it is narrow. Adam arranges everyday objects into dynamic patterns to subvert their traditional use and redefine them as tools for artistic innovation.

"I grew up fascinated with art history, so it seemed natural to want to create my own art," he told Bored Panda. "Instead of traditional painting and sculpture, I wanted to use materials that reflected the time I live in, which is why I use everyday objects."

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Slinkman 3 days ago (edited)

That looks like a chocolat of work!

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Food is arguably his most common choice. "Unlike more permanent mediums, food is transitory, and can only be preserved through methods such as photography," Adam explained. "Because I use Instagram as my way of exposing my work to a larger audience, I use food because it is something that is unique to photography because it can only be experienced through reproduction, unlike painting or sculpture which are better experienced in person and can be bought and sold as an object."

"Likewise, unlike mediums designated as high art, food can be more readily understood and enjoyed by everyone, making it a more democratic option."

"As we live in a time dominated by widespread food-based advertising, I think food art is becoming especially relevant. Rather than seeing grocery stores as merely a means of sustenance, it redefines these seemingly utilitarian stores as areas of artistic possibility, making viewers more perceptive to the aesthetic possibilities of everyday things that they would normally take for granted."

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Peggy Hamilton 1 day ago

This is beautiful artwork. Would love to have enough talent to be able to do this lol.

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Annabell 3 days ago

I hope you invited all of your Friends to drink the coffee after making the photo. Same with all the tasty fruits and sweets in the other pictures.

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Slinkman 3 days ago

When you fuse Escher and Willy Wonka

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varwenea 3 days ago

The bread looks kinda furry.

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Char Char 2 days ago

OK, so when I eat M&M's it take one of each color and put them aside and eat them last. Since I was a wee little tyke.

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Koalamonster 3 days ago

Showcasing the lovely colors that nature can make while giving the contrast that can be found on/in the same items- it's weirdly beautiful. And seriously such clean lines.

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Parmeisan 2 days ago

Ooooh. I like them all, but this is by far my favourite.

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Monika Soffronow 3 days ago

"The Starry Night" Painting by Vincent van Gogh

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Koalamonster 3 days ago

The symmetry that these images have is amazing. Really impressive.

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Dolicious 3 days ago

I would´ve gone mad trying this...

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zozozie 3 days ago

the cauliflower looks so pretty

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Peggy Hamilton 1 day ago

An apple a day keeps anyone away... if you throw it hard enough. ;)

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Dr.Scott 2 days ago

I would roll that up and eat the hell out of it.

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Mshauri_Mazuri 2 days ago

The little blue one though gives it a character.

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UndyingBisexual 2 days ago

oh my god where can i purchase one

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LanteiaTG 2 days ago

It's amazing how awesome this looks.

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Monika Soffronow 3 days ago

I swear I'll never again be satisfied with my ability to fry an egg. Damn.

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nazan fidan 2 days ago

ok i would eat this pic.

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Dolicious 3 days ago

Honey, where´s the gallon of milk I bought yesterday?

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slothbaby 3 days ago

Orange is the new black

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Dolicious 3 days ago

St. Patrick´s candy collection

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Russian Otaku 2 days ago

Fruit loops and lucky charms

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Drishti Pillai 2 days ago

These all get eaten at some point, right? I hope all this great produce doesn't go to waste!

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