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Junk Art (PHOTOS): 10 Amazing Artists Using Recycled Materials

Huffington Post     First Posted: 05/09/10 06:12 AM ET   Updated: 05/25/11 04:45 PM ET

Junk can be a beautiful thing, if you have the eyes to see it. From litter off the streets to odds and ends in the house, these artists from around the world find a use for what others would toss out without a second thought. We've compiled 10 artists who are creating intriguing works with recycled materials, redefining what we call trash -- we love this kind of reuse! Take a look, and vote for your favorite.

HA Schult
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In 1996, German artist HA Schult installed 1,000 life-sized "Trash People" made from, you guessed it, trash, in the Ampitheatre of Xanten. Since then, his trash people have traveled to nearly every big city in the world.
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