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Elliott Mariess ‘Waste’

Posted by collect3d, March 4th, 2010

ElliottMarless Waste IMG1 Elliott Mariess Waste

Although its title is fitting given the materials used to construct this piece, U.K. artist Elliott Mariess‘ ‘Waste’ is the opposite, a fantastic work of art skillfully realized out of the everyday. Constructed almost entirely out of single-use plastic cutlery, ‘Waste’ is an imaginative and intricate usage of hundred’s, if not thousand’s of pieces, generating value out of something that is almost universally recognized as instant-garbage. Ultimately ‘Waste’ represents the immense talent of Mariess for not only clever social commentary, but also aesthetically significant art.


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