10 Stunning Mosaic Artworks Using Unconventional Materials

Creating a new brand of art requires quite a high level of skill and expertise. The world is full of artists who are pushing the boundaries of the medium, and trying to extract the best out of their potential. Artists who seek to create unconventional works are rare, but their contribution to the artistic landscape is truly immense. Mosaic works are extremely hard to create, and require a thorough understanding of shape and color. This list contains 10 of the best mosaic artworks that have been created using unorthodox materials:

Nail Mosaic

Artist Saimir Strati used nothing but industrial nails to create a stunning mosaic of Leonardo Da Vinci. The Albanian artist used over 400 kilograms of nails to put this piece together.

Polo Shirt Van Gogh

This impressive work can be found in the lobby of the Marunouchi Building near Tokyo Station. It is 32 feet by 32 feet in size, and has been created using nothing by 2,070 polo shirts in 24 colors. This piece is a part of an ad campaign by an apparel brand called Onward Kashiyama.