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Stunning Plastic Bag Landscapes Will Make You Think Twice About Tossing Your Trash

Photographer Vilde Rolfsen thinks political art is more important than ever. Vilde Rolfsen’s photos ― which resemble aerial shots of mountain ranges ― aren’t showing nature at all. Just the opposite: Her series “Plastic Bag Landscapes” catalogs waste that she found in the street.

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Sand Sculptures Seem Like a Bad Metaphor to Have at Your Wedding

In terms of necessary accoutrements one needs at a wedding, there are certain definitive staples: nice flowers, good food, a DJ with a hairstyle from the late ’80s. “But what about the sand sculpture?” you might ask.

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This Amazing Beach Art Will Give You a Moment of Zen

Artist Andres Amador seeks to highlight the power of the impermanent.

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In honor of Earth Day: National Geographic photos sharing on Instagram

After 46 years, people around the world are still honoring Earth Day with a different theme every year. This year’s theme is Trees for the Earth. Earth Day Network is calling people to action by encouraging them to plant trees through organized events around the world. Celebrate Earth Day with National Geographic by sharing your best pictures that illustrate the mysteries and magic of our planet.

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Modern art is rubbish: strange and beautiful photos of beach detritis

Stuart Haygarth photographed objects he found during an epic hike along Britain’s coast. The results are strange and beautiful.

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Can art help? Museums joining the conversation about sea-level rise and climate change

Topics like climate change and sea-level rise are not only reserved for government and university research. The Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art and local museums, are joining the conversation.

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Ocean trash becomes photographer’s artistic statement

Beach Art, News
Jan
21

Photographer Barry Rosenthal has found a unique way to tell the story of the damage humans are doing to the Earth’s oceans — by collecting thousands of pieces of trash scooped from the coastal areas of New York harbor and arranging them into intriguing works of fine art for his”Found in Nature” series.

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Sand artist on Carmel Beach creates beauty with nature

San Francisco-based earthscape artist Andres Amador creates stunning works of art on stretches of California beaches. His most recent canvass was Carmel Beach. Amador said sketching art that will only last during low tide before being erased by waves is an act of meditation for existing in the moment and being at peace.

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Sand Man – The Sand Art of Peter

As the morning tide recedes at a beach near Christchurch, New Zealand, a man dressed in black arrives to go to work. After stretching and repeating his mantra, the man, Peter Donnelly, gets ready to “paint.” In the sand…

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