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Artist Fabian Oefner works with everyday materials to create astonishing, unrecognizable images. He shares a look at how he does it.

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Think about everyday services, and what comes to mind? Probably practical matters: housing, food, health, education. Artist Theaster Gates wants to add a new item to the list. He makes the case for why, really, beauty is the most important basic service.

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Gorgeous images of everyday natural wonders photographed all over the world, tagged #localnaturalwonders as part of our weekend Instagram Photo Challenge.