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Photographer Fabrice Monteiro conjures the specter of environmental ruins. Read more: http://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/spectacular-high-fashion-rises-landscape-trash-180957197/#KLoPEY7xGMMX4Evg

Studio trash, kept for 2 months; the size of the self portrait was determined by his trash. Tom Deininger's, "Trash Self"

iridescent | mother-of-pearl | gleaming | shimmering | metallic rainbow | shine | anodized | holographic | oil slick | peacock | iridescence | Abalone shell

By Kath Girdler Engler, "I favour the textures and broken forms of ancient sculptures that look as if they have been lifted from an archeological dig, bringing with them the sedimentation of centuries. I also collect the ephemera and fragments of our own recent past to enrich and illustrate the mystery of each sculpture."

Rhode Island artist Tom Deininger creates large-scale collages from found objects scavenged from landfills, yard sales and donated by friends and acquaintances.

from MNN - Mother Nature Network

4 years after Gulf oil spill, wildlife still dying

The 2010 BP oil spill left a lasting legacy that the National Wildlife Federation says is still killing animals in record numbers.