Dead Flies Art by Magnus Muhr

Having spent the day at Hot Bed Press being pestered by flies, I found this post weirdly hilarious!

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Swedish photographer Magnus Muhr using the found bodies of dead flies, arranges them on a blank piece of paper and draws them into everyday situations that make fun of humans.
The original idea sparked when Muhr was bored at a party, went for a walk, and found a dead fly on the ground. When he got home he arranged a few dead insects and started drawing them in humorous situations.

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I'm a printmaker based in the North West of England, living in Bolton and printing at Hot Bed Press in Salford. Please visit my website johnpindararts.weebly.com
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9 Responses to Dead Flies Art by Magnus Muhr

  1. Caroline Johnson says:

    Perhaps the flies are anxious to learn printmaking or maybe it’s true someone is buried beneath the floorboards

  2. Nancy Farmer says:

    I’ve seen these before somewhere. They are ridiculous and absolutely superb! I love them but I fear that if I did something like this, people would think I was weird. Is it weird that I have a dead beetle, a dead moth and a rat’s skull (dead, naturally… well actually not naturally, dead by Arthur, I suspect)… lately gathered and hanging around the studio in case I cease
    being a painter and start, um, being an arranging-dead-things artist?

  3. That is GOLD! Thanks for sharing it 🙂

  4. seascapesaus says:

    Must have been a dreadful party, that’s all.

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