found art

comedy

The Year's Best Memoir Is About a Man Who Shot a Porno in a Baskin-Robbins

And was found at a garage sale. And was printed as is. Or so the comedy writer Mike Sacks would like you to believe.
Alex Norcia
9.13.18
Photography

Mysticism Meets Ecology in Witchy Photos and Salt Block Sculptures

Desert dunes, abandoned parking lots, glacial lakes, and weathered wood cabins provide the backdrop for Mollie McKinley's new mystic traditions.
Maya-Roisin Slater
6.17.17
sculpture

It's Lebron James—Made Out of Dryer Lint

Last year, Ohio artist Sandie Buffie took a bunch of dryer lint and made a sculpture of Lebron James. This is about that.
DJ Pangburn
6.9.17
found art

Rusty Garden Tools Evolve into Fragile Perforated Shields

Denice Bizot repurposes rubbish collected in New Orleans to craft delicate found object art resembling fine lace.
Diana Shi
3.5.17
found art

Vintage Americana Makes Collages of Wartime Valor and Disquietude

A London show mixes found objects and collectibles to build and define a commentary on war.
Diana Shi
2.18.17
Creators: 50 States of Art

Florida Artist Uses Fabric Scraps and Found Objects to Investigate Race

Dana Robinson uses everyday materials to explore of-the-moment issues in Gainesville, FL.
Andrew Nunes
1.31.17
Art

Vibrant, Skeletal Figures Sound Off on Politics

Carlos Ramirez structures his mixed-media art around his Mexican-American heritage.
Diana Shi
1.21.17
Art

Pink Dildos and Dead Birds Comment on Impending Environmental Crises

Portia Munson brings her color-drenched feminism and provocative artistry to a multimedia show at P.P.O.W. gallery.
Diana Shi
1.15.17
Art

Vintage Photos Mixed With 3D Objects Make Up These Wild Collages

What began as an Instagram experiment evolved into a flourishing art project for Susana Blasco.
Diana Shi
12.17.16
Art

Bob Dylan's New Sculptures Were Inspired by His Childhood

The American music legend picks and chooses elements of his industrial past to create a new metalwork series.
Diana Shi
9.10.16
Art

Meet the Artist Turning Used Cigarettes and Crack Vials into Art

The Brooklyn-based Tyrrell Winston’s found art is both filthy and fascinating.
Anthony Pappalardo
9.4.16
Art

These Murals Mix Street Art with the Recycling Bin

A raccoon made out of garbage? It's almost too perfect.
Diana Shi
8.21.16