Gallery: Photos: Katharine Harvey’s Glittering Plastic “Chandelier” is ...

Made from glittering strands of plastic garbage, artist Katharine Harvey's massive "Chandelier" has made its way to downtown New York just in time for Earth Day. The artist strung together water bottles, sandwich trays, muffin tins, salad boxes, egg cartons, and other trash to create the almost crystalline 21-foot tall and 15-foot wide sculpture, which currently hangs in the World Financial Center Winter Garden. Commenting on the "glut of plastic in consumer society," the deceptively beautiful light fixture will be on display from April 15th through May 11th, suspended above a luxurious marble staircase.

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  1. HENRY CHIGBO March 26, 2013 at 6:41 am

    it is a great work of art and a great inspiration for the students of fine and applied arts in University of Nigeria. for info about fine and applied art department UNN visit: http://unn.edu.ng/department/fine-and-applied-arts