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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The Cute Cat
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Perfecto..

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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 account 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 art can be more readily understood and enjoyed by everyone, making it a more democratic option."

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Neon Petra
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1 year ago

Ohhhh.

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"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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Neon Petra
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1 year ago

Yes. This one I like.

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Rowlie
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1 year ago

Eggcellent

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Annabell
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1 year 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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Neon Petra
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1 year ago

Thank shalott.

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Monika Soffronow
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1 year ago

An image of what may be lurking behind bars.

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The Cute Cat
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1 year ago

Sweet..

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AT least this one is photoshopped

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Hello it Smee
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1 year ago

Reminds me of the video game Qbert

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Dolicious
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1 year ago

M&M'pire

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I think someone has way to much time on their hands

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Monika Soffronow
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1 year ago

"The Starry Night" Painting by Vincent van Gogh

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Foxxy
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1 year ago (edited)

This looks like my sons dinner plate almost nightly. He seems to prefer foods that are yellow or white. (He has sensory processing disorder).

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Dolicious
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1 year ago

I would´ve gone mad trying this...

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LanteiaTG
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1 year ago

An apple a day...

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Rahul Eluri
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1 year ago

This one's perfect

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Phil Boswell
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1 year ago

What is this one made of?

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Bored Alchemist
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1 year ago

A perfect spiral...

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Cora Fields
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Soft

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Bored Alchemist
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1 year ago

Whoa..

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Foxxy
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1 year ago

This is the exact same pattern as my nannas bathroom tiles.

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Beau Haven
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1 year ago

Now THAT'S my mind of (edible) artwork!

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Dolicious
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1 year ago

That´s lovely!!!

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Monika Soffronow
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1 year ago

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

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Dolicious
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1 year ago

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

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Dolicious
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1 year ago

St. Patrick´s candy collection

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Foxxy
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1 year ago

Orange you glad to see me.

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LanteiaTG
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1 year ago

Froot Square!

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Rowlie
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1 year ago

There is something missing here

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