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Environmental Art

Artist Races Against Time To Paint Mural On Melting Arctic Iceberg

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.03.2016 | Home

Along with the standard pigments and paintbrushes, artist Hula, aka Sean Yoro, requires an unorthodox piece of equipment for his particular brand of m...

No, Your Eyeballs Aren't Broken -- There's A Portrait On That Hill

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.16.2016 | Home

In the realest sense, no art is permanent. Sculptures rust, paintings fade, drawings become speckled with the passage of time. But when your artwork i...

A Photographer Collected Four Years Worth Of Trash To Show Just How Wasteful Humans Can Be

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.21.2016 | Home

In 2011, self-taught photographer Antoine Repessé stopped throwing things away. Along with 200 friends and colleagues, he accumulated around 70 cubic...

Environmental Art is a Sight to Behold

Carolyn Bass | Posted 12.22.2016 | Home
Carolyn Bass

Thousands of saplings are needed to build one of Patrick Dougherty's internationally acclaimed stickwork sculptures. Hundreds of hours go into collecting the wild materials, visualizing its form and developing its structure.

Designers Imagine An Eco-Friendly World Where Waste Is Fashionable

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 12.16.2015 | Home

Hey, readers! Your friendly Huffington Post Arts & Culture fashion forecast here. While other style sites may be preaching the trending glory of black...

Dream-Like Artworks Bring Humans And Nature Together In Rural Japan

The Huffington Post | Tricia Tongco | Posted 11.25.2015 | Home

A window frame stands on the side of a hill, framing the lush valley below as its thin white curtains dance in the wind. A tiny house covered in circu...

In This Abandoned Spanish Village, An Off-The-Grid Ecovillage Thrives

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.20.2015 | Home

As you sit before your laptop, cell phone or other screen of choice, ponder this: Somewhere, in an abandoned Spanish village populated by eco-consciou...

Afrofuturist Photos Transform Senegal's Trash Into Haute Couture

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.06.2015 | Home

There are certain depictions of African life we in the West are all too accustomed to seeing: Images of poverty, violence and corruption conjure a one...

Stunning Art Exhibition Captures The World Of Plastic Trash Filling Our Oceans

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 09.14.2015 | Home

One brightly colored sand shovel. One plastic ring from a packaged drink. One foam flip-flop. One discarded water bottle. Each object seems so small ...

Chemical-Soaked Photographs Explore The Wild Realities Of Polluted Places

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.31.2015 | Home

According to his online biography, artist Brandon Seidler grew up in a part of New Jersey "where the ocean and the mountains met," a place that taught...

What Happens When An Artist Makes Dessert Out Of Smog?

The Huffington Post | Colton Valentine | Posted 06.04.2015 | Home

Are “Smog Meringues” -- egg whites whipped in sugar and noxious fumes -- a new level of dessert decadence or an insightful critique of air polluti...

Why One Designer Built An Online Refuge For 30 Endangered Animals

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.07.2015 | Home

"Thirty species. Thirty pieces. One fragmented survival." So begins Bryan James' interactive exhibition "Species in Pieces," a CSS-based survey of evo...

Artist Brings Extinct Animals Back To Life In Mesmerizing Drawings

Giuseppe Fantasia | Posted 01.22.2015 | Home
Giuseppe Fantasia

Arianna Papini uses whimsical drawings to tell the stories of twenty extinct animals, from their origins to their disappearances.

These Eco-Friendly Artists Are Dreaming Of A Plastic Free Christmas

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 12.25.2014 | Home

White Christmases are so 2013. This year we're taking a hint from our favorite artistic-activist collective Luzinterruptus and dreaming of a plasti...

Poetic Photographs Of Plastic Bags Shed Light On Our Consumer Society

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 12.01.2014 | Home

"There are some 500 billion plastic bags every year in the world," photographer Alain Delorme exclaimed to The Huffington Post. "Made in a few seconds...

Crossing Brooklyn: Art From Bushwick, Bed-Stuy, and Beyond

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 12.31.2014 | Home
Marcia G. Yerman

The Brooklyn Museum prides itself on being in touch with the borough's wide-ranging neighborhoods. Beyond offering its permanent collection, the museum has shown a commitment to being an active part of the community.

Artist Melts 100 Tons Of Arctic Ice To Remind You That Climate Change Is Real

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 10.30.2014 | Home

When 100 tons of Arctic sheet ice is sitting in the middle of your town square, it's difficult to avoid talking about climate change. Just ask the fol...

This Is How You Visualize The Heartbeat Of A City

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.18.2014 | Home

Have you ever explored a city so viscerally alive you felt you could almost feel its heartbeat? If so, you'll find a warm, fuzzy place in your heart f...

How Abstract Art Can Change The Way You See Waste And Consumption In America

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.22.2014 | Home

If you're a human being who goes on the internet or wanders outdoors from time to time, you know this is a precarious time for planet Earth. While oft...

You Can Plant A Virtual Tree That Grows To The Rhythm Of Your Heartbeat

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.30.2014 | Home

In the real world, watching a tree grow would take years. But thanks to Belgian artist Naziha Mestaoui, you can watch virtual trees grow and blossom b...

Can Street Artists Save The Sharks?

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 06.25.2014 | Home

While diving in Japan in the late 2000s, Tre’ Packard noticed something. “In areas that are supposed to be rich in shark populations,” he said, ...

Labyrinth Of Plastic Waste Shows Just How Serious Our Consumption Problem Is

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.16.2014 | Home

It's often difficult to visualize how our daily consumption habits play out on a grander scale, how every water bottle we discard contributes to a gro...

Electric Landscapes Reveal The World's Most Pressing Environmental Issues

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.16.2014 | Home

Many photographers aim to capture events, or beautiful moments in time, with the help of a camera. Barry Underwood, however, opts to construct the mom...

Artist Makes Papier Mache Versions Of Every Panda Alive

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 06.23.2014 | Home

French sculptor Paulo Grangeon has made it elegantly -- and depressingly -- easy to see how endangered pandas really are. Grangeon's long-running t...

A Conversation with Irene Hardwicke Olivieri

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 06.24.2014 | Home
Marcia G. Yerman

She uses iconography that employs specifically feminine symbols, such as braids--which for Olivieri connote "the passage of time."