Posts Tagged ‘outsider’

Matchstick Art: A Veritable Gumbo

Thursday, June 4th, 2009

Angelce Miskov builds matchstick panels and then burns engravings of Albrecht Dürer works on them.


A royal Bulgatti coupe rendered in matchsticks.


A model of the city of Minas Tirith from the Lord of the Rings will be finished by April, 2010 and available for viewing at the Matchstick Marvels Tourist Center in Gladbrook, Iowa.


Phil Hanson’s Goodbye Art was a year-long project that focused on destroying art (or letting it self-destruct). Here is his tribute to Jimi Hendrix, using matchsticks:

Musical instruments built out of matchsticks by Jack Hall, The Matchstick Man:

David Mach (warning: annoying Flash site) creates matchstick sculptures that become short performance pieces:

And now I’ve got a hankering to hear Pictures of Matchstick Men performed by Status Quo:

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