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Art of the Plastic Bag: Furniture, Fashion and More

Art of the Plastic Bag: Furniture, Fashion and More

© Michael Lio / Gewerbemuseum . 'Plastic Garbage Guarding the Museum' by Luz Interruptus. The dumpster full of glowing garbage out front of Switzerland's Gewerbemuseum sets the stage for what's inside -- an art exhibition of works both poignant and comical, all made from discarded plastic bags . "In addition to their use for packaging and carrying things, [plastic bags] have been adapted for a wide variety of other purposes. They reflect consumer behavior, advertise status, reinforce identity, damage the environment , and narrate our cultural history. At the same time, they are a symbol of our global society," the museum writes in its description of the show, titled "Oh, Plastiksack! " and running through October 7. © Michael Lio / Gewerbemuseum . Works in the 'Oh, Plastiksack!' show. The works in the show include paintings, photographs, and installation and performance pi...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/culture/art-plastic-bag-furnitu...

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