Be honest – without having read the title of this article would you have known that the artwork in the images below were made completely out of salt? 😉


“Forest of Beyond”
“Floating Garden”
“After Earthquake”
“After Earthquake”

All of these were created by Motoi Yamamoto, a Japanese artist who specializes in salt-based works of art. According to an NPR article about Yamamoto’s work:

[Yamamoto’s] intricate salt labyrinths can take weeks to create and require a slow, steady hand, not to mention a tremendous amount of salt. The result is a beautifully detailed, if impermanent, exhibition.

We’re definitely impressed! What do you think?

Check out even more images – plus videos and news – at Yomomoto’s website here!


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