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An Artist Turned $8,000 Worth of Junk Food Into Terrifying Masks

Photo: James Ostrer

Looking at James Ostrer’s junk-food art induces the same effect as actually eating junk food: You want to stop consuming, possibly even feeling a little nauseous, but you just can’t stop. In hopes of probing his relationship to crappy food, Ostrer used $8,000 worth of cream cheese, cheeseburgers, candy, and other bad-for-you foods to assemble these terrifying masks of grotesque horror..

See more pictures here, and if you’re in London before September 11, get your sugar fix at the exhibit itself, titled “Wotsit All About,” at London’s Gazelli Art House.

Artist Turned $8,000 Worth of Junk Food Into Art