Waste materials are art’s new cool

Sunday Times | Palesa Vuyolwethu Tshandu:


Twentieth-century sculptor Marcel Duchamp sparked controversy with his 1917 art work The Fountain – an old porcelain urinal.

Today, artists are making even bolder statements using recyclable materials to attract investors from all over the world.

Adejoke Tugbiyele uses recyclable materials to create her art pieces, such as in this piece which was part of an exhibition at the Goodman Gallery . Image: Ruvan Boshoff

This contemporary art form has become the darling of South Africa’s creative industry, as investors look for different ways to invest their…


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