Van Gogh's Starry Night and Other Masterpieces Recreated With Salty Snacks and Spices

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Were he still alive today, I'm betting Van Gogh would have been happy he cut off his ear instead of his tongue so he could thorougly enjoy photographer Kelly McCollam's recreations of his works using salts, spices and food coloring.

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From Starry Night to Mulberry Tree to Vase with Fifteen Sunflowers, not a single drop of paint was used—just savory ingredients including what looks to be potato chips recreating the moon in the night sky. Prints of her Spice of Life series are available through Shutterfly, which makes me wonder if I could have made any money off my Shirts Andrew Had to Throw Out series where I accidentally recreated the works of Jackson Pollock with chili on a bunch of tees. [Kelly McCollam Photography via Oddity Central]

Illustration for article titled Van Gogh's Starry Night and Other Masterpieces Recreated With Salty Snacks and Spices
Illustration for article titled Van Gogh's Starry Night and Other Masterpieces Recreated With Salty Snacks and Spices
Illustration for article titled Van Gogh's Starry Night and Other Masterpieces Recreated With Salty Snacks and Spices
Illustration for article titled Van Gogh's Starry Night and Other Masterpieces Recreated With Salty Snacks and Spices
Illustration for article titled Van Gogh's Starry Night and Other Masterpieces Recreated With Salty Snacks and Spices
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michaelbrandt
MonsterWD

A couple of years ago I had a window that overlooked a parking lot. Whenever it snowed I would go out to the parking lot and would draw something by walking it out - leaving foot prints behind. This is starry night - [tinyurl.com]