15 Feb '12, 5pm
Shocking Eco Art: Famous pieces re-created in bottle caps, bags & light bulbs to show how much we waste
On first glance, every piece in artist Chris Jordan’s collection, “Running the Numbers ,” appears to be simply a beautiful work of modern art. But look more closely, and you’ll see that each piece depicts the enormous amount of natural resources we consume and throw away – represented by plastic bags, light bulbs or packing peanuts. Here’s a sample of works from Jordan’s thought-provoking collection.