The latest artwork to catch by eye is a mixed media series titled 'Systems.' US based artist Dan Beckemeyer combined a highly detailed illustration of a human skeleton with a stitched cardiovascular system and hand-felted muscle mass.
Deborah Simon has created a series of bear sculptures which look exactly like the real things...except for their coats which have been embellished with hand-stitched organ systems.
Have you ever wondered what bone cancer looks like? I have, and I was not expecting this. Source.
The stark yet beautiful photographs you see in this post were taken by Danish photographer Cathrine Ertmann and are part of a series entitled About Dying. The series documents the journey that the human body takes from death to burial. There's a fascinating piece about Ertmann's work here.
Just in case you ever wondered what it looked like. Source.
The Science of Human Decay is an absolutely fascinating insight into the world's largest body farm.
If I had free-range over on at The Utilitarian Franchise, these are the throw pillows I would choose.
Using shredded tires, South Korean artist Ji Yong Ho creates utterly remarkable sculptures. I highly recommend checking out his website, where you can browse through his astonishing plethora of artistic wonders. =
I don't have a math head, nor do I have a head for geometry, but fuck me...Julien Saluad's artwork (which revolves around mathematical and geometric equations) brings my world to a complete standstill.
I have a quiet infatuation for the sobering Vertebrata photographic series by French artist Marc Da Cunha Lopes.