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Voyage of Discovery : An Art Exhibit Explores Polar Transformations

A new AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science) exhibition takes gallery visitors on an imaginary journey to a polar region in the throes of climate change.

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Kenya Turns Flip-Flops Into Art – In Pictures

Discarded plastic shoes litter beaches across the world, but environmental project is transforming them into animal ornaments and jewellery

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The Gyre Expedition: Creating Art From a Plastic Ocean

A team of scientists, artists, and filmmakers assembled for an expedition off the coast of Alaska, exploring remote beaches to assess the impact of debris washing out of the great gyres, in the Pacific Ocean. The goal: to create art from the trash they find and raise awareness about its impact on oceans and wildlife.

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Artists Pay Beach Art tribute to WWII Fallen in Normandy

The art installation called The Fallen, created by Sand In Your Eye, was setup recently on Arromanches Beach, Normandy, France, to depict the bodies of the 9,000 soldiers and civilians who lost their lives during the Allied assault on Nazi-occupied France on June 6, 1944. The idea was to create a “visual representation of loss on an unimaginable scale…”

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From Above and Below : Man and the Sea – in pictures

In a stunning new book of photographs, aerial photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand, founder of the Good Planet Foundation, and underwater snapper Brian Skerry have teamed up to observe our relationship with the sea. To mark Earth Day, take a dip…

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Beach Art In Cornwall: The High Tidemark – Video

Newquay artist Tony Plant spends his time transforming some of Cornwall’s most beautiful beaches into swirling canvasses with his unique form of sand art inspired by the local landscapes.

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Duke of Lancaster Graffiti Art Ship, In Pictures

Beach Art, News
Feb
8

The ship has been docked in Flintshire, north Wales since 1979. Now local art collective DuDug want to transform it into a floating gallery.

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Tony Plant’s Ethereal Sand Drawing Art

British artist Tony Plant a time based, environmental artist, sand-painter and photographer, borrows his canvas from nature by using the wet sand of low-lying coastal lands of England as his working surface.

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South Texas Artist Makes Plastic Pollution Her Medium

“I used to go to the beach to meditate and listen to the waves. Now they bring in a plague of plastic, and people need to be aware of the wide range toxic effect of it on our environment…” Sheila Rogers’ 3-dimensional wall art boxes, and her “Tossed and Found” and “Shoreline Abstraction” photos of plastic debris on beaches, will be part of a 2013 showcase that focuses on proper litter disposal.

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