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Woman recreates art with veggies

Nov. 28, 2008 at 4:53 PM   |   Comments

BEIJING, Nov. 28 (UPI) -- A Chinese artist said her vegetable recreations of famous paintings by Leonardo da Vinci and others have sold for up to $2,000.

Ju Duoqi, 35, said she has created replicas of works by famed artists including Vincent van Gogh and Pablo Picasso from vegetables that were boiled, dried or pickled to prevent rotting, The Sun reported Friday.

The artist said her works include a replica of da Vinci's Mona Lisa comprised entirely of tofu and a copy of Andy Warhol's Marylin Monroe made from cabbage.

Ju said vegetables are the perfect materials for her art projects.

"Wood just doesn't look right," she said.

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