12 amazing examples of environmental art

ives of Grass by Mathilde Roussel
Soil, wheat seeds, recycled metal and fabric
Brooklyn, New York, 2010

Aleta Florentin of Amber Lotus Publishing curated a new 2014 calendar that brings some of the best examples of environmental art all together in one place. This inspiring genre of art beautifully incorporates its natural surroundings in a way that’s surprising and often times meaningful.(Photos)

 

 

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IKEA Instructions for Stonehenge

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IKEA in archaeology.

What was the purpose for Stonehenge? Was it a calendar, an observatory, or a sacrificial site? These suggestions by archaeologists assume that it was a completed design instead of a project left half-finished because the assembly instructions were provided by IKEA. Justin Pollard, John Lloyd and Stevyn Colgan composed a cartoon illustrating this explanation…

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The simplification mandate – Surpassing the complexity threshold

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“Our life is frittered away by detail …. Simplify, simplify.” — Henry David Thoreau

Ever have one of those days?

Run a day late on a credit card payment, and you’re dinged a $39 late fee.
 
Miss a traffic sign on our way across town – right in front of a cop – and get dinged another $150.
 
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Top 10 Most Outrageous Clocks

Top 10 Most Outrageous Clocks

The executive desk, with moving gears – made by Dale Mathis

“Time does not exist. Clocks exist.” – wall graffiti 

Today we look at various clocks and means to tell the time, a fleeting continuum that is otherwise invisible and even irrelevant, especially when considered as a disappearing line between absolute concepts of “past” and “future”. (Pics)

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De-Stress In 2009 With A Spendy Bubble Blaster Calendar

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POP! It’s Tommorow already.

Perpetual Kid’s 2009 bubble calendar dupes you into paying $30 for a sheet of bubble-wrap glued to a cardboard printout. Nonetheless, it’s a bizarre and intriguing gift for any members of your family involved in the the stock market or the packaging and distribution trade.

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