Gallery: Corey Corcoran Has Fun With Fungi In His Beautiful Mushroom Et...

Each piece varies with the dimensions and overall structure of the mushroom canvas.
 
Each piece varies with the dimensions and overall structure of the mushroom canvas.

Boston-based illustrator forgoes the traditional paper or canvas for the underside of a giant mushroom. His organic backdrops allow for a sculptural quality to his work, each pierced piece taking advantage of the structure of the fungus. Appearing as a cross between folk art and classic book illustration, each composition seems to be telling a story where humans and the environment intersect. By choosing a the Artist Conk, Corcoran not only highlights his own skill, but the often overlooked beauty of a fascinating organism.

+ Corey Corcoran

Via Junkculture

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