Japanese fruit and vegetable carvings a hit on Instagram

A carved apple by Instagram user @gakugakugakugakugaku1.
A carved apple by Instagram user @gakugakugakugakugaku1.PHOTO: INSTAGRAM

Instagram user @gakugakugakugakugaku1, said to be a Japanese artist, has been posting a series of intricate and eye-catching carvings, turning ordinary fruit and vegetables, ranging from bananas to broccoli, into works of art.

The artist takes mukimono, the traditional Japanese art of decorative garnishing, to the next level.

Just take a look.