OCD Made Beautiful: The Art of Clean Up by Ursus Wehrli

Organizational skills aren’t usually something you look for in an artist, but in Ursus Wehrli‘s case, they’re definitely something of value. Famous for his “Tidying Up Art” books, which deliver deconstructions of the works of Van Gogh, Botticelli, Pollock, and many other masters, the Swiss artist and comedian is pushing his visual manifesto for a more organized and categorized take on art.

The sandbox organized.
Rosemary sprigs neatly arranged
His upcoming book, “The Art of Clean Up”, brings this concept a little closer to home, with Ursus sorting out things we encounter in everyday life—alphabet soup, a sandbox, a parking lot—according to color, size, and shape.

Towels, tanners, toys all arranged by object and colour
Alphabet soup in alphabetical order
A bit compulsive, yes. But definitely a neat sight to see.

[images via trendland]

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