natural abstraction

Throwing no shade at those looking to Elon Musk and his SpaceX plans to travel to Mars but…

I look into a dew-soaked dandelion held up to the sun, and am instantly transported to mind-blowing planets, stars and galaxies, found right here on planet Earth.

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Layers of Painted Glass Form Three-Dimensional Trees 

Artist Ardan Ozmenoglu redefines everyday objects in her visually complex sculptures. In the tree sculptures above, the Turkish artist breaks the object down into rows of hand-painted glass. 

A single sheet of glass appears to be completely abstract, however, by combining the fragmented parts into repetitive rows, she gives new life to the tree which changes appearance based on the position of the viewer.