Everyday Artistic

The recession has a lasting effect on artists who make due with what they have

Implications - Using everyday objects as an art medium makes it easier for an audience to understand art, while signifying consumers' ability to make due with what they have. Even after the credit crunch has subsided, artists and everyday consumers are making the best of what they have, creating pieces that are innovative in more ways than one. Artists and art directors can adapt this style to make pieces that the average audience can relate to effortlessly.
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Plastic Bag Photography - The Edi Go Elastic Photo Series is Abstractly Stunning
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Warm 27,350 Clicks Pub: Feb 23, 11
Plastic Bag Photography
The Edi Go Elastic Photo Series is Abstractly Stunning
When I first glanced at the Edi Go Elastic photo series, I thought I was looking at another stunning water shoot. It was only upon closer inspection that I realized that these were actually images of a… [More]
Clever Cash Creations (UPDATE) - Dan Tague Folds Money to Reveal Hidden Phrases
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Warm 12,072 Clicks Pub: Mar 9, 11
Clever Cash Creations (UPDATE)
Dan Tague Folds Money to Reveal Hidden Phrases
Dan Tague is a Louisiana-based artist who uses cash money to create clever and thought-provoking works of art. Most folded paper craft art is created to make an image or produce a three-dimensional object.… [More]
Fairytale Peeled Fruit - The Wusthof Knives Snow White Ad Divulges a Knack for Detail
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Warm 23,193 Clicks Pub: Mar 12, 11
Fairytale Peeled Fruit
The Wusthof Knives Snow White Ad Divulges a Knack for Detail
What makes a fairy tale truly bewitching are the minute details of each enchanting event, and the Wusthof Knives Snow White ad shows a great appreciation for every infinitesimal feature of a story -- so… [More]
Dirty Laundry Portraits - Jason Mecier's New 3D Celebrity ‘Trashy' Art Uses Donated Garb
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Average 11,817 Clicks Pub: Aug 23, 10
Dirty Laundry Portraits
Jason Mecier's New 3D Celebrity ‘Trashy' Art Uses Donated Garb
Most people see junk as worthless; others, such as eco artist Jason Mecier, however, see it as an untapped source of artistic inspiration. Mecier creates 3D celebrity works of art from garbage.  From Lady… [More]
Plastic Bag Art - Artist Josh Blackwell Uses Disposable Sacks As Pretty Canvases
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Mild 10,652 Clicks Pub: Apr 7, 10
Plastic Bag Art
Artist Josh Blackwell Uses Disposable Sacks As Pretty Canvases
Artist Josh Blackwell has found an ingenious and creative way of repurposing disposable grocery store sacks. Blackwell uses plastic bags as canvases, which he then intricately adorns using thread and other… [More]
Dust Bunny Accessories - The Hair Ball Pin Will Make You Look like You've Been Rolling on the Floor
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Mild 1,994 Clicks Pub: Feb 26, 11
Dust Bunny Accessories
The Hair Ball Pin Will Make You Look like You've Been Rolling on the Floor
If you want to look like you've been rolling around under your bed, Molla Space has the perfect item for you in the Hair Ball Pin. The pin looks like a gigantic dust bunny that you can place upon a hat,… [More]
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