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 2 months 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."

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Terd Fergison 2 months ago

It's a bearamid

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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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Peggy Hamilton 2 months ago

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

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Rowlie 2 months ago

Eggcellent

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Annabell 2 months 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 2 months ago

Thank shalott.

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Slinkman 2 months ago

When you fuse Escher and Willy Wonka

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The Cute Cat 2 months ago

Sweet..

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varwenea 2 months ago

The bread looks kinda furry.

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Parmeisan 2 months ago

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

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Char Char 2 months 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 2 months 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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Monika Soffronow 2 months ago

"The Starry Night" Painting by Vincent van Gogh

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Koalamonster 2 months ago

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

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Dolicious 2 months ago

I would´ve gone mad trying this...

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Peggy Hamilton 2 months ago

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

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zozozie 2 months ago

the cauliflower looks so pretty

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Dr.Scott 2 months ago

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

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LanteiaTG 2 months ago

It's amazing how awesome this looks.

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Mshauri_Mazuri 2 months ago

The little blue one though gives it a character.

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Bored Alchemist 2 months ago

Whoa..

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UndyingBisexual 2 months ago

oh my god where can i purchase one

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nazan fidan 2 months ago

ok i would eat this pic.

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Dolicious 2 months ago

That´s lovely!!!

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Monika Soffronow 2 months ago

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

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Dolicious 2 months ago

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

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Dolicious 2 months ago

St. Patrick´s candy collection

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slothbaby 2 months ago

Orange is the new black

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Russian Otaku 2 months ago

Fruit loops and lucky charms

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Drishti Pillai 2 months ago

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

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