An ancient Asian art form. Patience and attention to detail is a necessity when creating art from eggshells.
 
 
 
 
 
Object reuse at Art Basel Miami, December 2014.
 
 
 
 
 
Diatom Art of Klaus Kemp
 
 
 
 
 
Manhole covers date back at least to the era of ancient Rome.
 
 
 
 
 
The Atkins CIWEM Environmental Photographer of the Year competition is an international showcase for the very best in environmental photography and film. Honouring amateurs and professionals of all ages, it provides an opportunity for photographers to share images of environmental and social issues with international audiences, and to enhance our understanding of the causes, consequences and solutions to climate change and social inequality.
 
 
 
 
 
Os Gêmeos at the Vancouver Biennale.
 
 
 
 
 
Wearing junk food on the outside instead of in. Sugar worship turns against itself.
 
 
 

 
 
Some fine examples of wood-fired ceramics.
 
 
 

 
 
Currency Collages of C.K. Wilde.
 
 
 
 
 
Planetary Panoramas -awe-inspiring skies.
 
 
 
 
 
Maize Gods projected on trees as a message against transgenic corn.
 
 
 
 
 
What to do with all those pencil stubs, shoe laces and ping pong balls...
 
 
 
 
 
A sculpture that is also a solar powered open-air system that freezes moisture from hot desert air.
 
 
 
 
 
Models of industrial plants constructed from the detritus produced at industrial plants.
 
 
 
 
 
Ideas for your old maps.
 
 
 
 
 
Ideas for old china. From using plates as canvas to pique assiette...
 
 
 
 
 
Aerial photos of Andre Ermolaev.
 
 
 
 
 
Repurpose old glass dishes, glasses, mirrors and more into art.
 
 
 
 
 
Old spools of thread lying around?
 
 
 
 
 
Inspiration for all the rocks at your feet, from lowly gravel to majestic boulders...
 

 
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Tribes of the Omo Valley
 
With no architecture or crafts in their culture, body painting and ornament are these tribe's artistic avenue.
Turning Weapons into Art
 
Decommissioned and ready for reuse as art.
Paintings of Seeds
 
A small sampling of painters who have been inspired by seeds...
Seeds
 
The intricacy and diversity of the seed.
Chinese Garbage
 
Yao Lu an emerging Chinese artist digitally reworks photos of garbage into traditional Chinese landscape paintings.
The Art of Firewood
 
Inspiration for logs and firewood.
Button Art
 
There must be millions of small boxes and bottles of buttons tucked away in people's dresser drawers throughout the world...
Cork Art
 
Innovative use of sustainable, recyclable cork.
Netherlandish Redo
 
Updating the Dutch/Flemish portrait with modern disposables...
Chicken Wire Sculptures
 
Artists around the world are finding chicken wire and wire mesh an exciting medium to sculpt with.
Barbed Wire and Wire Sculptures
 
Wire sculpture inspiration. Large scale works incorporate metal waste within the wire wrapped sculptures.
Telephone Wire
 
Inside a thick insulating sleeve are 50 PVC-coated easily bendable, copper wires in all different colors. Keep the PVC out of landfills by turning it into art.
Circuit Board Art
 
Hidden from view for years, circuitry was only for function, covered with components and buried within a machine. Until artists started seeing circuitry's unique beauty.
Willow Sculpture
 
Weaving art with willow branches.
Alexandre Farto
 
Portuguese artist Alexandre Farto, (aka Vhils) deconstructs building's walls using chisels, drills, jackhammers and small explosives to produce his large-scale wall murals. Farto exposes layers of history through the destruction of selective pieces of wall and billboard.
Driftwood and Scrap Wood Sculptures
 
Recycled wood sculptures by Andries Botha, Deborah Butterfield, Heather Jansch and more...
Fibonacci in Nature
 
The fibonacci spiral is a path of least resistance.
Ilana Shafir
 
Mosaic inspiration inspired by nature.
Ant Photography
 
Mr. Pavlov sets up the props, the ants happily play with them.
Terraced Farms
 
Although a great deal of labor to create, many of these terraces have been in use for over a thousand years.
Arthur Rackham Illustrations
 
Hugh Comstock was very familiar with Rackham's illustrations and when his wife asked him to build her a showroom for her handmade rag dolls “Otsy-Totsys”, the first time builder looked to Arthur Rackman's illustrations and built his wife a Rackham-inspired cottage called Hansel.
Succulent Inspiration
 
Just a spritz of water here and there...
Fairie Dwellings
 
Be they imagination or real, legend says that fairies will come and live in a house they like.
Tim Pugh
 
Nature Reordered by Tim Pugh
Praying Mantis
 
Gorgeous images of amazing creatures...
The Tutu Project
 
It's all about a man, his pink tutu and raising funds for women with breast cancer.
Henrique Oliveira
 
Uses salvaged plywood and PVC collected from the streets of São Paulo to create fabulous organic sculptures...
Clothes in Ice
 
Clothes seen from a differing angle, in ice and made from weeds. Ephemeral ...
Kris Kuksi
 
Unwanted toys, frames and statuary are recreated into fantastic sculptures by Kris Kuksi.
Art Made with Coins
 
What artists are creating with old coins and tokens...
Recycled Glass Bottles
 
Recycled Glass Bottle Inspiration. Much of the glass we throw out is not recycled, because different glass has different melting points, and recyclers only melt the most common containers. To reuse your old glass, all you need is access to a kiln and some glass bottles.
Stick Sculpture
 
Twig inspiration...
Nuts and Bolts Sculpture
 
Recycling those nuts and bolts...
Dale Wayne
 
Plastic Bottle Amazement.
Frosty Leaves
 
Frost on leaves...
Angelo Musco
 
Mimics nature's structures with the human form...hundreds of models, multiplied millions of times.
Bamboo Sculpture
 
Bamboo art inspiration...
Art from Bottle Tops
 
El Anatsui and other bottle cap and top artists...
Nikon Small World
 
Nikon's Small World Competition is regarded as the leading forum for showcasing the beauty and complexity of life as seen through the light microscope. For over 30 years, Nikon has rewarded the world's best photomicrographers who make critically important scientific contributions to life sciences, bio-research and materials science.
Styrofoam Becomes Art
 
Styrofoam reuse inspiration....art, furniture, houses and more...
 
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