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The Daily Book of Art by David Schmidt, Rebecca J Razo, Elizabeth T. Gilbert, Amy Runyen, Sharon Robinson, Gabriel Guzman, Dylan Gilbert, Colin Gilbert

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image DAY 119 ARTISTIC ODDITIES

New York City Garbage

EVERYONE’S GARBAGE IS ONE MAN’S TREASURE

 

What’s New York City to do with all its trash? Recycle it? Send it to landfill? Maybe give it to artists, who can then sell it to those of us not cool enough to have a piece of NYC garbage?

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A custom box of NYC Garbage. Photo courtesy of Justin Gignac (www.nycgarbage.com).

 

Don’t laugh—New York artist Justin Gignac has been doing just that for several years. He collects trash from the streets of NYC, packages it in cute little plastic cubes (yes ...

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