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Cartoonish Coffins by Olaf Breuning

Cartoonish coffins by Olaf Breuning

New York City-based artist Olaf Breuning hired Ghanaian casket artisans to make him these cartoonish coffins back in 2004. The coffins include a chocolate bar, snowman, and melting popsicle. Colorful fantasy coffins, which are as much sculptures as caskets, are a traditional feature of Ghanaian funeral culture. We’ve previously posted some of Breuning’s other humorous artworks.

Cartoonish coffins by Olaf Breuning

Cartoonish coffins by Olaf Breuning

Cartoonish coffins by Olaf Breuning

via Beautiful/Decay & Neatorama

photos via Olaf Breuning

Helicopter Hair by Olaf Breuning

Helicopter Hair by Olaf Breuning

New York City-based artist Olaf Breuning made this elaborate helicopter-shaped hair sculpture back in 2008. To see more of Breuning’s body art, check out his photo gallery. We recently wrote about Breuning’s smoke bomb photos.

photo by Olaf Breuning

Smoke Bomb Photos by Olaf Breuning

Smoke Bombs by Olaf Bruening

New York City-based artist Olaf Breuning arranges smoke bombs into elaborate arrays which he then ignites all at once and photographs.

Smoke Bombs by Olaf Bruening

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photos by Olaf Breuning