Australian artist Joseph Marr creates remarkably detailed figure sculptures that have a translucent candy-like character thanks to the material from which they are made: sugar. Marr colors the sculptures with ingredients like cola and raspberry, but don’t try eating them—most are protected by a layer of polyurethane.

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Marr explains, “Any desire at all is the reason why our soul is trapped in the karmic lessons of our Ego. Sexual desire is the most accessible concept for people in general to understand ‘desire.’ Candy is a wonderful medium to show two things…how we are trapped in the sticky situation and how attractive the tasty desire really is.”