27 Sep '14, 12pm

These artists turn ocean trash into really classy art

These artists turn ocean trash into really classy art

The things we are doing to our ocean by and large ain’t pretty. From “plastic soup” to dead albatross babies, we’re stomping through the wild places of the world, leaving a trail of destruction and some really trashy driftwood. But a whole lot of ugly didn’t stop these four artists from making some top-notch art from actual junk. We could call it upcycled … but that would be sugarcoating a massive global problem . Instead, these artists are taking up the tools at hand to make pictures that are worth a thousand words — or a thousand plastic soccer balls, bottlecaps, and assorted gewgaws, as the case may be. Take a look:

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