Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Brancusi in Plastic

Artist Mary Ellen Croteau is showing these columns made from recycled plastic cartons and lids in the window of the Columbia College bookstore on Michigan Avenue. They are a playful homage to Brancusi's "Endless Columns", with a serious environmental message for our times:

Photo of columns made from recycled materials
Image copyright Inhabitat.com and Mary Ellen Croteau
Mary Ellen also runs a wonderful experimental art gallery in a window space in west Chicago, called Art on Armitage. I will be exhibiting a mixed media piece there during August 2012.

1 comment:

  1. Aboslutely beautiful, kicking myself for finally ditching a ton of unrecyclable (in our area) bottle caps.

    Thank you so mych for sharing x


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