Design Porn: Artistic Jigsaw Puzzles

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Kids and old people love jigsaw puzzles. Most of the rest of us only do them if we’re visiting extended family — or bored out of our minds spending a hot day inside of our cool apartments. But does that have to be the case? For our latest installment of Design Porn we look at artist jigsaw puzzles, which are the next best thing to visiting a museum. Click through to the masterpieces, both old and new, and let us know if we missed your favorite 1500-piece challenge.

Wim Delvoye’s Anal Kiss pieces earned him a spot on Urban Dictionary, but do you really want to be spending hours constructing a rosy rectum? [via WimDelvoye]

Watch time melt away as you struggle to add piece by piece to compose Salvador Dali’s The Persistnce of Memory. [via Amazon

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Pablo Picasso’s Guernica is larger than life, but the puzzle form is manageable on a tabletop. [via Amazon

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Warning: It might take all night to piece together Vincent Van Gogh’s marvelous Starry Night. [via PuzzleHouse]

Andy Warhol’s early iconic image Marilyn is much more appealing to assemble than his later self-portraits in a fright wig. [via Entertainment Earth]

When assembling Leonardo Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa, we suggest you save her famous smile for last. [via AreYouGame]

Sex, and drugs, and Bossa nova inspire Cecily Brown’s Carnival and Lent, which has lots of tiny bits. [via Artware]

Steven Spielberg and George Lucas own scores of Norman Rockwell paintings. Now you can own a facsimile of The Shiner. [via AreYouGame]