There are few things as visually soothing as objects neatly organized. Artist Adam Hillman has built his practice around this idea, but often with a twist. Though he occasionally uses everyday objects such as coins and crayons in his pattern arrangements, Hillman primarily aligns elements that are perishable and prone to expiring quickly. The artist demonstrates that the likes of fruit, candy, bacon, and eggs don’t need to be eaten right away. Instead, they are best suited for creating mesmerizing works of visual art.
To begin, Hillman partially unwraps Reese’s peanut butter cups, quarter-cuts waffles, and makes jigsaw puzzle pieces from apples. He then assembles them in ways that seem unbelievable to arrange without the use of Photoshop. Each artwork, however, is completed sans digital manipulation.
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