How a Banana Becomes ArtBrian Ashcraft1/30/13 8:00amFiled to: BananasJapanArtKotakueast53EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkBack in 2011, Keisuke Yamada became an internet sensation. His art was spectacular. It was also bananas. Advertisement See, Yamada sculpts using bananas—a material which is very tricky to work with because the color and the texture rapidly changes. Yamada must sculpt quickly.This month, Yamada appeared on Japan's biggest morning program, showing off some of his amazing creations. The electrician by trade is becoming increasingly well known in Japan for his banana art.AdvertisementJapanese site IT Media captured Yamada's process, showing how he sculpts and eats his delicious sculpture shavings.This work took Yamada 15 minutes to make—and much less to eat! Below are some more of his banana art.Here's a round-up of Yamada's yummy sculptures.