The Week in Pictures: Garbage Bag Art, the World's Biggest Photo, and More

Emma Grady
Living / Culture
July 29, 2011

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In Poland, a beautiful exhibition is made of garbage bags.

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Garbage Bag Art Gives a Lesson on Recycling

When teaching people how to recycle properly, it can be hard to keep things interesting. Most cities settle for colorful graphics, distribute instructions to residents, and leave it at that.

But the art group luzinterruptus decided to do something special to help explain to Warsaw residents which color bag is for what. So they took 1,000 green, yellow and blue bags, inflated them, and created a remarkable art installation from a rather boring subject.

Read the full story: A Colorful Art Exhibit Inflates Garbage Bags to Teach About Recycling

Photo: Gustavo Sanabria, Courtesy of luzinterruptus