Art Flamme et Alumette by Stanislav Aristov (20 photos)
They say, the devil is in the details – quite often, so is art. Russian photographer Stanislav Aristov noticed something as discarded as a burnt matchstick, and created minimalistic yet enchanting photo’ series of them burnt and bent into beautiful shapes. Tiny fires around the matchsticks also form part of the images, and some Photoshopping makes them look incredibly delicate.
Also known as Pol Tergejst on the Internet, Ekaterinburg-based photographer discribes his “Спички” ([spitch-kee] – meaning “matchsticks” in Russian) series as capturing “the big lives of the tiny wood splinters”. This again goes to prove that a true artist can find artistic potential even in the smallest and most commonplace objects around him.