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

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 12.25.2014 | Arts

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 | Arts

"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...

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

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 10.30.2014 | Arts

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...

Environmental Artist Maya Lin Wins $300,000 Gish Prize

AP | Posted 12.08.2014 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) — Artist and environmentalist Maya Lin is the recipient of the prestigious Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize. The $300,000 prize is one ...

This Is How You Visualize The Heartbeat Of A City

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.18.2014 | Arts

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...

This One Tree Grows 40 Different Types Of Fruit, Is Probably From The Future

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.24.2014 | Arts

If you're wondering how our food will be grown eons from now, a good place to start your research might be -- not so surprisingly -- in the contempora...

This Is How Many Plastic Bottles New Yorkers Discard In One Hour

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.24.2014 | Arts

In the United States alone, consumers toss away more than 60 million plastic bottles each day. It's a staggering statistic, one that caught the attent...

18 Green Artists Who Are Making Climate Change A Priority

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.28.2014 | Arts

"The quality of place, the reaction to immediate contact with earth and growing things that have a fugal relationship with mountains and sky, is essen...

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

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.30.2014 | Arts

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...

Painting With Pollution Has Never Looked So Beautiful

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.28.2013 | Arts

John Sabraw is an artist and professor from Ohio who's devised a unique way of raising awareness of his state's pollution problem. Using toxic run...

Brooklyn to Transform Canal Into 'Sponge Park'

2012-02-16-archdailyreal.jpg | Posted 10.23.2013 | Arts

(Read original story here) By Karissa Rosenfield One of the United States’ most polluted bodies of water is about to receive a much needed m...

You'll Never Guess What These Eco-Friendly Sculptures Are Made From

Ecofabulous | Posted 05.14.2013 | HuffPost Home

Whether you’re into diamonds, campfires, big pieces of meat, or classic mix tapes, Rotterdam based artist Ron van der Ende has a bas-relief sculptur...

This Artist's Crochet Art Is Woven With Eco-Friendly Materials

Ecofabulous | Posted 05.10.2013 | HuffPost Home

The Huffington Post is proud to present a story originally published by Ecofabulous. Oh, the lovely soft sculptures of Australia-based artist Helle...

How One Artist Works With Reclaimed Wood

Ecofabulous | Danielle The Jealous Curator | Posted 05.10.2013 | HuffPost Home

The Huffington Post is proud to present an article originally published by Ecofabulous. The urban folk art of American artist Dolan Geiman uses rec...

Dusty Old Books Get A New Lease On Life As Works Of Art

Ecofabulous | Posted 05.08.2013 | HuffPost Home

Don't count those bird watching encyclopedias out just yet.

And The Pantone Color Of 2013...

Posted 12.11.2012 | Arts

Pantone, the color authority to which we are forever faithful, recently announced emerald is the official color of 2013! (Cue high fives between the W...

LOOK: Tiny Giraffe Wins Art Competition

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 05.30.2012 | Green

When engineering student Shaahin Amini magnified the chemical elements nickel, aluminum and carbon under his high-powered microscope, he was surprised...

From The Horse's Mouth

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.15.2012 | Arts

It is no big surprise that the Huffington Post has a soft spot for all creatures warm and fuzzy. We originally stumbled upon Carli Davidson's work thr...

"Sustainability" Has Become a Growing Focus of Artists' (and Art Schools') Attention

Daniel Grant | Posted 06.11.2012 | Arts
Daniel Grant

Art that focuses on issues of sustainability doesn't have a certain look, in the way that abstract expressionism or Pop Art is easily and quickly recognized, but rather reflects a series of ideas about the role of art in the environment and in society.

Symbiosis for Survival

Misha Lyuve | Posted 06.11.2012 | Arts
Misha Lyuve

Raquel Paiewonsky is a contemporary artist who currently resides in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic whose work explores human body, urban life, social constructs and social issues.

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day With Affordable Art

Posted 03.16.2012 | Arts

We at HuffPost Arts get a little excited right before St. Patrick's Day, even though we are fully aware of the awfulness that will ensue once people t...

Garbage Unfortunately Never Looked So Good

Posted 02.25.2012 | Arts

"Soup" is a term to describe the layer of plastic garbage suspended in the ocean. Yummy. Mandy Barker's photo series uses real debris collected fr...

Rowdy Tourists On Planet Earth

Posted 02.08.2012 | Arts

Admit it: tourists are annoying. They get cheap thrills from obnoxious pictures, inauthentic activities and embarrassing souvenirs. Israeli painter Sh...

Cloud Math: When Art Meets Science

Posted 01.20.2012 | Arts

Who hasn't spend an afternoon watching clouds? We could gaze up at those comforting yet mysterious shapeshifting pillows for days without getting bore...

WATCH: The Absurd Machine That Got 2.3M YouTube Views

Posted 01.09.2012 | Arts

Normally we think of machines as masters of efficiency, accomplishing the mission at hand as quickly as possible. This notion is turned upside down (a...