18 Apr '11, 5pm

Sweet Structures: Art & Architecture Made of Sugar | WebEcoist

Sweet Structures: Art & Architecture Made of Sugar | WebEcoist

Delicate and transient, ‘Stained’ by Shelley Miller is a work of art that is meant to deteriorate quickly; good thing, because sugar doesn’t last long when exposed to the rain. Miller created the lovely blue-and-white public mural in Waddington Alley, Victoria entirely out of sugar and other food ingredients like meringue icing. Based on the look of traditional Portuguese tiles, the mural depicts the history of sugar as a commodity. Just hours after it was completed, it already had tongue marks from tempted passersby.

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