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PHOTOS: These beautiful and impossible shoes turn walking into an art form

Check them out at Walk of Art: Visionary Shoes.

The concept of "shoes" was more inspiration than guideline at Walk of Art: Visionary Shoes.

The 60 pairs on display now through Feb. 13 atParasol Projects Gallery(208 Bowery)aren’t exactly meant to be worn — they aim to “defy space, anatomy and gravity,” according to the organizers.

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Created by students and alumni of Jerusalem’s Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, the projects include 3D-printed shoes, a work by Kobi Levi who counts Lady Gaga among his clients, a pair of heels crystalized in Dead Sea salt, and more works of art made from unusual materials including glass, metal, wood and even porcelain.

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The exhibit is open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Admission is free.

 
 
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