by Zolton in New Art on Thursday 12 April 2012

It’s been a few years since we last checked in on the work of New York-based artist Joshua Allen Harris, who uses only tape and discarded plastic shopping bags to create giant inflatable animals that he fastens to sidewalk grates and vents to give them a sense of movement and life. A polar bear (see below), that some have linked to concerns about global warming, is the most famous Joshua Allen Harris creation so far. But he’s made many other animals, creatures and monsters, including this more recent one above.
Plastic bag art by Joshua Allen Harris (1)
Plastic bag art by Joshua Allen Harris (2)