Artist Creates Dioramas Of Mini Museums Inside Pasta Boxes [Pics]

Artist Creates Dioramas Of Mini Museums Inside Pasta Boxes [Pics]
Arts & Culture

Kenji Sugiyama's 'Institute of Intimate Museums' featured highly detailed scenes inside food packaging.

Emma Hutchings
  • 22 june 2012

Japanese artist Kenji Sugiyama started his ‘Institute of Intimate Museums’ series in 1999 and completed his latest work in 2008. The entire series was on display at Scope Basel 2012, where visitors could enjoy its evolution. The collection features dioramas of tiny museums inside pasta boxes, with incredibly detailed scenes of people observing artworks in a miniature setting, complete with wooden floors and dated wallpaper. Click through to see pictures of the collection:

Kenji Sugiyama

[via Cool Hunting]

Photos by Josh Rubin

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