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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 249 ARTISTIC ODDITIES

Trash or Treasure?

THE VALUE OF GOING FOR WALKS AND LOOKING IN DUMPSTERS

 

W hat’s the most valuable thing you have ever found in the trash?

 

Whatever it is, it probably doesn’t hold a candle to the painting one New Yorker happened upon while out for her morning coffee. According to The New York Times32, while walking on the upper West Side of Manhattan in New York City, a woman named Elizabeth Gibson came across a painting on the side of the road that had been taken out with the trash. She thought “it had a strange power,” so she decided to take it home and hang it in her apartment.

 

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