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Junkyard Art

Healed by the Junk King

Annie Pfeifer | Posted 04.29.2016 | Arts
Annie Pfeifer

Vince Hannemann, the eccentric creator of the "Cathedral of Junk" in Austin, Texas maintains that his enormous accumulation of "junk" grew out of the playful sculptures he built in his backyard as a child.

The Car Graveyard: A Photo Series

Hayley Rose Horzepa | Posted 08.04.2012 | Arts
Hayley Rose Horzepa

Rusted chrome and twisted metal punctuated the landscape and those explorers who happened upon it were respectful enough to keep silent, if they were smart.

Houston Yard Art: Beer Cans, Fake Flowers and Wacky, Nonsensical Sculptures

Christine Buckley | Posted 09.16.2011 | Travel
Christine Buckley

Houstonians have taken their love of art to an entirely new level with private home yard art. There is of course the infamous Beer Can House, a house decorated with an estimated 50,000 beer cans. It's so over-the-top crazy cool that it's a must-see.

David Lohr

Junkyard Michelangelo Dick Shaefer Turns Rusty Old Cars Into Glorious Monsters | David Lohr | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

ERIE, Pa. -- "One man's junk is another man's treasure," goes a old proverb. That's certainly true for one northwestern Pennsylvania man: His creative...