Gallery: Philadelphia’s Magic Garden Is a Mosaic of Recycled Materials

 

Artist Isaiah Zagar is a Philadelphia legend. Since 1994, Zagar and his wife have recycled broken bottles and other found objects into beautiful mosaics around the city, with an fantastical homebase called the Magic Garden. Located on Philadelphia’s trendy South Street, the Magic Garden is a labyrinth of glass bottlesbicycle wheels, discarded ceramic plates, hand made tiles, and shards of mirror that form walls and tunnels, as well as decorative mosaics that even feature poetry!

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