Wow Art: 7 Completely Stunning Mosaics, Made From Insects and Fish
In his book Biophilia, artist Christopher Marley transforms exotic insects and wildlife into beautiful pieces of artwork. See some of his eye-catching designs here.
Origins: Laos, Indonesia, Tanzania, Philippines, Thailand, Japan, France
It took several different species (beetles, scarabs, butterflies, and dragonflies) to compose this purple prism. The intricate placement of each bug is crucial to maintaining the balance of the piece.
Origins: Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Japan
With such critters names as “Golden Chafers,” “Shining Leaf Beetles,” “Metallic Wood-Boring Beetles,” and “Lime Weevils,” it’s no wonder this piece looks like jewelry.
Elegans Prism X
Origins: Thailand, Indonesia, Cameroon, Malaysia
Speckled Longhorn Beetles and delicate mint-colored butterflies create a kaleidoscope illusion in this soothing prism.
Origins: Peru, Philippines, United States
Five species of butterflies, including the Apricot Sulphur and Orange Barred Sulphur, helped create this sun-kissed artwork.
If Christopher Marley had a favorite composition, this would be it. Various species, including butterflies, beetles, and wasps, all dazzle the eye with their striking features.
To see more of Christopher’s Marley’s stunning artwork, pick up Biophilia here.