Vase worth 400 thousand dollars was used as a doorstop

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Pot with complex patterns, for 40 years, used by a married couple, as a doorstop, turned out to be the ancient Chinese relics, worth $ 400,000.Vase, whose height is almost 23 centimeters, is carved pot, which since the end of the 18th century was used to store calligraphy brushes. It was handed down from generation to generation until it passed into the possession of an unnamed couple, who used it to prop open their living room door.Hoping to buy a car, couple invited the auctioneer in their country house in Hertfordshire.

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Geographical maps as an object of art

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There are people who find special charm in maps, their design, the coloring, the twists of the rivers, a grid of parallels and meridians. Artist Matthew Cusick from New York, it seems, also falls into this category, but he is able to reveal the possibilities of maps as artistic material.

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Pizza portraits by Domenico Crolla

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Who says pizza can’t be art? Certainly, after you take a gander at some of Domenico Crolla’s pizzas the synonymy of the two is apparent. And what’s more, Crolla, Scotland’s prized Italian celebrity chef and the owner of Bella Napoli in Glasgow, UK, bakes his masterpieces in his very own Wood Stone oven!Using the humble pizza as his canvas, Domenico creates beautiful pizza art of popular people.

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Famous eyeglasses

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The Italian designer and art director Federico Maurer created a simple and interesting series of works called Famous Eyeglasses.

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Picture of bacteria by Zachary Copfer

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Zachary Copfer – former microbiologist, who became an artist recently. He uses bacteria such as E. coli, to create his artwork. This unique technique is called “bacteriography”.

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