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Bernard Pras Recreates Artistic Masterpieces Entirely from Recycled Materials

Artist Bernard Pras knows how to turn trash into treasure. The French artist recreates classic masterpieces, entirely of recycled materials! Pras’ epic installations portray everyone from Marilyn Monroe to the King of Pop, and he even recreates classic paintings like Dali’s self portrait and “The Scream.” From afar, each of Pras’ pieces appear like seamless […]

By Lori Zimmer - Source: http://inhabitat.com

Photo © Bernard Pras

Photo © Bernard Pras


Artist Bernard Pras knows how to turn trash into treasure. The French artist recreates classic masterpieces, entirely of recycled materials! Pras’ epic installations portray everyone from Marilyn Monroe to the King of Pop, and he even recreates classic paintings like Dali’s self portrait and “The Scream.”
Photo © Bernard Pras

Photo © Bernard Pras


From afar, each of Pras’ pieces appear like seamless paintings. Hokusai’s classic “The Wave” crests with white caps, and Van Gogh’s infamous “Starry Night” swirls in hues of blue and yellow. But look closer and we see that Pras doesn’t use paint or paper for his collages, but instead hundreds of pieces of discarded trash.

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