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ECO ART: Trashed Beer Cans Become Butterflies in Flight

by , 03/20/10

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When you take a close look at a beer can, you may notice that they have a really nice arc to them. Artist Paul Villinski has taken that same arc and turned it into butterflies in flight.  Rescuing crushed beer cans from the streets of New York City, Williams carefully cuts each can and creates a marvelous fluttering array. He states that similar to the life of a butterfly, his process is representative of a cultural conversion all its own exploring “themes of transformation and recovery through metamorphosis.”

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2 Comments

  1. parker806 May 23, 2011 at 10:56 am

    beautiful work. great way to unclutter the streets of america and make something come to life with it. please keep up the great work for all of us to share with you.

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