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
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1 year 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 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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Terd Fergison
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1 year ago

It's a bearamid

Makayla Bolton
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1 year ago

Can I just say that I love the name you have?

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Neon Petra
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1 year ago

Ohhhh.

DKS 001
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1 year ago

there's no way I'd be able to do that. They'd all be in my belly.

D. Pitbull
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1 year ago

Please forgive me for wanting to faceplant straight into this and NOM NOM NOM

FreckledFox
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1 year ago

Better hope they aren't sugar free.

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Shull GaRett
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1 year ago

The level of self control not to eat that before completion!

Non-New-Toni-An
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1 year ago

I assume there is some kind of pyramid base inside.

Maisieb
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2 months ago

I just banged my head against the computer trying to eat it

UndyingBisexual
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1 year ago

i'm having an eyegasm

Lisa Chambers
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1 year ago

Oh this would be great for study time!

Joyce Deering
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1 year ago

OMG...My FAVORITE CANDY! That's a mountain of delish! Anyone else getting hungry?

Id row
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1 year ago

I must be part cat because I want to swat the hell out of that and cause chaos.

Cahit Andaç
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1 year ago

we don't have purple blue and cyan ones here :/

Holli Burman
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1 year ago

Imagine knocking that down and having to start over again...

Best Finnish Potatoe
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1 year ago (edited)

I fudging hate gummy brears. And I hate this picture! *Secretly hitting the upvote button* ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

Marlene Riethmüller
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1 year ago

Haribo macht Kinder froh... und Erwachsene ebensooo !

Bluebell Rizzi
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1 year ago

I wholeheartedly approve!!

LazyPanda
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1 year ago

I want to do that now

Mimi M
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1 year ago

Hope these all got eaten at some point!

Nerianna DeMoravia
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1 year ago

Oh my...nomnomnomnomnom! :D

Miss_Olivia
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1 year ago

This is fueling my OCD

Lyop
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1 year ago

Waaaaant!!

juice
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1 year ago

delicious

Ashley Mason
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1 year ago

albanese gummy bears are the best, after all.

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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
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1 year ago

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

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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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Slinkman
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1 year ago

When you fuse Escher and Willy Wonka

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The Cute Cat
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1 year ago

Sweet..

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varwenea
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1 year ago

The bread looks kinda furry.

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Parmeisan
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1 year ago

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

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Char Char
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1 year 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
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1 year 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
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1 year ago

"The Starry Night" Painting by Vincent van Gogh

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Koalamonster
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1 year ago

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

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Dolicious
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1 year ago

I would´ve gone mad trying this...

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Peggy Hamilton
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1 year ago

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

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zozozie
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1 year ago

the cauliflower looks so pretty

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Dr.Scott
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1 year ago

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

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LanteiaTG
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1 year ago

It's amazing how awesome this looks.

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Joyce Deering
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1 year ago

Again, beautiful.

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Bored Alchemist
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1 year ago

Whoa..

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UndyingBisexual
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1 year ago

oh my god where can i purchase one

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nazan fidan
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1 year ago

ok i would eat this pic.

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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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slothbaby
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1 year ago

Orange is the new black

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Russian Otaku
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1 year ago

Fruit loops and lucky charms

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Drishti Pillai
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1 year ago

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

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