Willie Cole Recycles Musical Instruments Into Outstanding Sculptures #MusicMonday
New life for old instruments. Some proceeds from the show will go towards NJ schools. Via Hyperallergic:
The exhibition is Cole’s latest foray into assemblage at the Soho mainstay. For this show, the artist partnered with Yamaha, whose upcycling program donates blemished instruments that did not pass final inspection. New acoustic guitars are split open, divided into pieces, and rearranged into bodily forms, with some proceeds from sales going toward the music department at Arts High School, Cole’s alma mater in Newark.
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