07 Feb '12, 10am

Gum Painter Leaves a Chewing Gum Trail of Art

Gum Painter Leaves a Chewing Gum Trail of Art

It sounds disgusting but "beauty is in the eye of the beholder"... For the past nine years, the artist (?) Ben Wilson has been making mini-paintings on the pavements of North London out of ABC (already been chewed) gum. Now the masticatory maestro is having an exhibition of his work, as well as creating a new trail along a path in London's deepest east end. How could we resist? Well, actually we could, because the unexpected and unseasonal snow fall prevented anyone from seeing his artistic trail. © ben wilson Ben Wilson spends days scouring the pavement for discarded gum that he can bring to life. He has created more than 5,000 mini paintings on the existing chewing gum on London’s streets. Each one is photographed and catalogued for his archive. A picture can take anything from two hours to three days to complete. Working right on the street, as he does, Wilson has met s...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/culture/gum-painter-leaves-chew...

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