Artist Turns Toxic Sludge from Polluted Rivers into Luminous Works of Art

Artist John Sabraw creates colorful and highly textured paintings utilizing pigments made from the toxic sludge found in the Ohio River region. Sabraw collects the toxic, acidic mineral deposit from streams and rivers that have been heavily contaminated by runoff from brunet mines and brings it am a source of strength to a lab to what place, by the whole of the help of a group of engineers, he creates pigments that can be blended with polymers and resins to make acrylic paints.See more Click here
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