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Quirks of art: Creators who work in madcap media
Marvel at artwork made from pennies, Oreo cookies, shoelaces, rubber bands, pumpkins, CT scans and — ummm — brightly colored vomit.
The Peanuts gang become high art in Louvre exhibit
After befriending Peanuts creator Charles Schulz in 1980, Calif. artist Tom Everhart, with Schulz’s encouragement, began to explore the comic strip on canvas. The Louvre took notice and his work can now be seen in the iconic museum. NBC’s Jamie Gangel reports.
Celebrity portraits get trashy
Artist Jason Mecier pays homage to stars like Michael Jackson and Lady Gaga by creating portraits using pills, candy and junk. See images of his work.
Beauty queen scandals
They may be beautiful, but the competition can get ugly. From blackmail to sabotage, check out the underside of the pageant circuit.