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Shopping Cart Art

Artists love to turn ordinary things into art, and what could be more ordinary than shopping carts (or shopping trolleys, if you're on the other side of the Atlantic)?

Here's a quickie Neatorama feature of 4 works of art that have one thing in common: they're all made from shopping carts.


Akquisition 33/77 (2008) by Eberhard Bosslet, featuring 110 carts


Applied Geometry (2004) by Robert Wechsler (This one you have to see the larger format to appreciate it fully)


Photo: Sparkyfaisca/Flickr (More photos)

Ptolemy Elrington, who created wonderfully whimsical creatures out of hubcaps, has also done a few sculptures created from discarded shopping carts rescued from the rivers and canals in England.


Source: Keep Britain Tidy / Photo: Drew Gardner

Yes, these are miniature shopping carts (like the ones you can get from the NeatoShop), but it's still very cool. Behold Trolling#1, by Matt McVeigh.

See also: Mini Shopping Cart Desk Organizer

Got any more cool examples of shopping cart art? Please let us know in the comment!


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Even though it would take probably 10 people and a crane....someone totally needs to make that loopy loop one (the last picture) out of real shopping carts in parking lot.

The store shopping cart lackeys would $h!t a brick.
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