The fine-art scene is hungry for something new. Something fresh. Something bananas.
Netherlands-based artist Stephan Brusche started small. “I was at work and I just wanted to post something. I then noticed my banana and I figured it would make a nice post if I just drew a little happy face on it,” he told Bored Panda. “I took a ballpoint pen and just started drawing. I was pretty amazed how pleasant a banana peel is to draw on.”
Brusche, who posts his art to his Instagram account, soon started experimenting with the banana’s shape — peeling and carving the fruit into surprising sculptures.
And even political statements:
Brusche has dabbled in other fruit:
But really it’s all about that banana:
You can buy the artwork on his site — although you’re on your own when it comes to preservation.
(h/t: Bored Panda)