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Green Art Appreciation

Recycled Art People

Though timelines suggest surges in popularity, it is hard to pinpoint exactly when turning recycling into art began. Artists have always cleverly used materials, and long before the terms Junk Art or Environmental Art ever came into play. From the most basic to the surreal, recycling takes art appreciation to a whole new level. Masterpieces Made From Junks has made a list of imaginative artists’ works. Included are provocative exhibitions by Alain Guerra and Neraldo de la Paz, who united make up Guerra de la Paz. Working together since 1996, they have been stirring up the art world with their… read more

The Heidelberg Project

The Heidelberg Project

In 1986 in Detroit, Michigan Tyree Guyton decided to put his restlessness over revulsion to work in response to the dilapidated structures present in his hometown, especially in the area he grew up on Heidelberg Street. Sam Mackey, his grandfather, had long promoted Guyton’s love of painting and art. Together they took on the insurmountable mission of cleaning up their street, beginning with the abandoned and torn down areas. They saw more than empty lots but also opportunity. By using what could be found they craftily transformed it into unrestricted and imaginational works of art, and their vision changed their… read more

Waste into Art

Waste into art

Everyone has heard the saying “Someone’s trash is another person’s treasure”. Well, it has never been more relevant. The world over, we are seeing ordinary people, students and professional artists transform waste into art. There are competitions about the subject and it becoming very cool to re-invent the wheel. So to speak… “Unknown Quantity” is an Australian, independent label and design entity, which focusses on  repurposing, upcycling, vintage, obscure, and obsolete components and materials. Their products include apparel and accessories, artworks, decoupage, upcycled and repurposed objects. You can also take pre-existing garments and after a consult have them reconfigured to… read more