Painting in loungeroom by Howard Arkley, and Buddha from Ubud, Bali. Photo by Sean Fennessy, production by Lucy Feagins / The Design Files

Painting in loungeroom by Howard Arkley, Photo by Sean Fennessy, production by Lucy Feagins / The Design Files.

Stacking up hundreds of reused egg cartons like Lego blocks, Australia-based studio Goldenhen built a life-sized home called "The Original Dream". Considered the first "Eggo" installation exhibition, the egg carton home was modeled after Howard Arkley's well-known painting, Family Home: Suburban Exterior 1993, which is considered the Australian dream of suburban living.

10 Creative Things Made From Egg Cartons - egg cartons, creative things, creative egg

10 Creative Things Made From Egg Cartons (egg cartons, creative things, creative egg) - ODDEE

Roomrite by Howard Arkley, 1992. "This painting was shown first in ‘Mix’n Match’ (1992), and then at the Bellas Gallery in Brisbane, May 1993 (as ‘Room Rite’), when it appears to have been inscribed with the date 1993"

Roomrite by Howard Arkley, "This painting was shown first in ‘Mix’n Match’ and then at the Bellas Gallery in Brisbane, May 1993 (as ‘Room Rite’), when it appears to have been inscribed with the date

Image: Photography of Howard Arkley

Darling Howard Arkley at his studio, 1991 with some of his source material photograph from Carnival in Suburbia, The Art of Howard Arkley by John Gregory published by Cambridge University Press, 2006

Burned brightly … Howard Arkley.

Burned brightly … Howard Arkley.

Howard Arkley in front of one of the houses he painted in his House and Homes series, 1988.  Supplied: Martin Kantor

Howard Arkley in front of one of the houses he painted in his House and Homes series, Supplied: Martin Kantor

Postcards for the 48th Venice Biennale 1999 Howard Arkley

Postcards for the Venice Biennale 1999 Howard Arkley

'House with Native Tree' - Suburbia Series of paintings. Artwork by Howard Arkley - Australian Aerosol Artists 1951-99.

'House with Native Tree' - Suburbia Series of paintings. Artwork by Howard Arkley - Australian Aerosol Artists

Blue Chip collage 1989 Howard Arkley

Blue Chip Instant Decorator: a Room 1989 [W/P] [Howard Arkley & Juan Davila]

Promotional items for the 48th Venice Biennale - Australian Pavilion, Howard Arkley

Promotional items for the Venice Biennale 1999 - Australian Pavilion, Howard Arkley

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