These days, it seems like the more bizarre, shiny, or big your art is, the more people make a fuss about it. It takes a lot to shock the seasoned gallery goer, but these artists have gone out of their way to push buttons.

This is most apparent in the instruments artists use to create their work. In reinventing the act of art-making, these artists have used some of the most bizarre yet commonplace objects to render jaw-dropping works. Ranging from eyeballs to human ashes, these artists have gone beyond the simple paintbrush in favor of these abnormal tools. Get familiar with The Most Unusual Tools Artists Have Ever Used.

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