Junk Art – Money Photo Day 17

Junk Art

Junk Art close-up

I was in the city and came across these huge pieces of art down by the bay. What made them so unusual was that they were made entirely from junk. Basically, they had been constructed from old nuts, bolts, scrap metal and various other pieces of material that were to be thrown away (close-up shown in photo 2).

I love the creativity that was used. This artist is creating something new from material that that was bound for the dump. S/he has found a new use for it. Furthermore, values is being created out of something that appeared to others to have no value (I assume the artists gets paid for the completed work). With a little creativity and ingenuity, I think that anyone can do something al

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7 Responses to Junk Art – Money Photo Day 17

  1. donna jean says:

    Amusing – I was just reading over the Burning Man mailing for this year and that sculpture was on the front cover. :) Very nice – wished I’d seen it out in the desert.

  2. davis says:

    That’s quite creative. I would like to see that in person. looks live they even used a shovel and gear parts

  3. fractalbrothers says:

    pretty cool.. but your tax dollars probably paid for it.

  4. Grateful says:

    “Ilove the creativity that was used. This artist is creating something new from material that that was bound for the dump. S/he has found a new use for it. Furthermore, values is being created out of something that appeared to others to have no value (I assume the artists gets paid for the completed work). With a little creativity and ingenuity, I think that anyone can do something along these lines.”

    I agree totally Jeffrey!! Thanks for making this point! :)

  5. livingplanet says:

    tucson, bisbee, and the small towns in SW arizona have some nice recycled metallic pieces. blows your mind…

  6. Linda Thomas says:

    What are the prices on the junk-art?
    Thanks, Linda

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