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Found Objects

Repurposing With a Passion

D. Dominick Lombardi | Posted 09.13.2014 | Arts
D. Dominick Lombardi

In an attempt to bring together compelling examples of this trend, I asked a number of artists from various parts of the world to answer four questions with the hopes of clarifying this ever-increasing phenomenon of repurposing with a passion.

Woman Receives WWI Love Letters 95 Years After They Were Written To Her Grandmother

The Huffington Post | Melissa McGlensey | Posted 06.06.2014 | Good News

An Oregon woman is now discovering the love that blossomed nearly a century ago between her grandmother and grandfather, all thanks to the kind determ...

Coal -- Not In Any Backyard

Allen Schmertzler | Posted 03.18.2014 | Arts
Allen Schmertzler

Art about hard issues is easier to take if it doesn't hit you over the head. Sculptor Bonnie Meltzer wants people to stick around to look at her art...

Clementine Crates and the Apocalypse: Jessica Straus' Sculpture

Clara Lieu | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Clara Lieu

Last week I visited sculptor Jessica Straus' studio, where she has worked for over twenty years. Her studio is a feast of objects, and it was incredible to get to see her various collections of objects, tools, machines and works that have accumulated over the years.

Art Is Not a Vector It Is a Field: Looking at Jesse Soodalter's Abstract Sculpture

Daniel Maidman | Posted 11.18.2013 | Arts
Daniel Maidman

You could say I got my interpretation wrong; but this is not the best way to put it. Soodalter, after all, liked my version. She liked her version too, and her version contradicts my version, but she herself didn't reject my version. What does this mean?

Reverence for Garbage

Robert Koehler | Posted 10.01.2013 | Green
Robert Koehler

We're spreading toxicity around the planet and into the atmosphere not simply by overconsumption, greed and carelessness but also by a fundamental failure to value all of life.

LOOK: What A Mom Found In Her 7-Year-Old's Pockets

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 07.09.2013 | Parents

It's part art project, part anthropological experiment -- and it has all the random, unedited charm of a second grader's colorful imagination. More...

10 Love Notes Lost And Then Found

Posted 12.03.2011 | Weddings

Have you ever found a lost love letter stashed between the pages of a used book? How about a crumpled to-do list that includes "DUI's" and "Russian ac...

Recycled Architecture (PHOTOS, VIDEO): Buildings Made From Found Objects

Huffington Post | Gazelle Emami | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

We at HuffPost Green love finding a creative use for recycled materials, as we highlighted in our junk art and turning trash into crafts slideshows. N...