A painter makes pictures with paint, a sculptor makes statues with clay and a performance artist makes a fool of themselves. But what do you call an artist whose medium is fruit? From the radical to the ridiculous below you will find 12 excellent examples of this flourishing art form.
1. ParrotWho’s a pretty boy then? For the pirate on-the-go here’s the perfect combination of companion and snack.
A floral arrangement perfect for the health conscious individual.
3. Cartoon Owls
Orange owls make meal times more fun! These citrus cartoon characters can liven up any lunchtime…
An Australian buffet is brightened up by this moreish marsupial. Koala is a delicacy down under.
Man’s best friend, faithfully rendered in man’s favourite fruit. The vegetarian version of a sausage dog, this dog will never get taken to the pound, but may be made into manure.
This fruit artist has definitely taken ‘watermelon’ literally. Although a swimmer was the inspiration for this piece, it could have easily of been called alien birthing pool.
From the land of the rising sun comes the perfect breakfast dish. Although most people prefer their melon’s sweet rather than sharp.
8. Classical Sculpture
To create a masterpiece of this calibre could take, days, weeks maybe even months of hard work, determination and craftsmanship. But after all that time you could sit back relax and watch all that hard work slowly rot away.
9. The Cyclops
In Homer’s Odyssey, the Cyclops Polyphemus eats 6 of Odysseus’ men before the hero devises a plane of escape. In the scenario pictures there are only 5 men.
10. An Old Man’s Head
Family portraits are dull. Why not liven things up by carving your loved one into fruit? It would make carrying a picture in your wallet somewhat messy though.
It’s a boy…. kind of. People are 80% water. Just like watermelons. Unfortunately this baby will be unlikely to ever be born. Cos it’s fruit.