A Lover’s Gaze
The eye miniature was a mysterious art form, popular for a brief moment in the late 1700s and early 1800s among well-to-do families.
~ more info at Vanity Fair
The series broken houses by Ofra Lapid is based on photographs of destroyed and neglected houses. However, these buildings were recreated as small, precise scale models and again photographed in the studio: a mock-ups of destruction. (source)
More pictures at the artist’s site.
Disparity by Christopher Boffoli: miniature scenes created using food and toy figures
via The Telegraph