Trash or Treasure?

August 19th, 2009 in member junk     
SpencerHoward SpencerHoward, member
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OK, most likely trash, but there is a Rauschenberg aesthetic to appreciate. The piece is a section of cedar roof shingles that had been discarded. The cedar was covered for 80 years with layers of copper, tar paper, and asphalt composition shingles.

OK, most likely trash, but there is a Rauschenberg aesthetic to appreciate. The piece is a section of cedar roof shingles that had been discarded. The cedar was covered for 80 years with layers of copper, tar paper, and asphalt composition shingles.

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Comments (6)

bubbasmom writes: Would look nice in a rustic frame.Someone may think it was done on purpose.
Welcome to Junkmarket. Posted: 10:47 pm on August 20th
shabbychick writes: I love the age/patina of the piece - thanks for sharing & welcome to JUNKMARKET Style - hope to see more of your posts!

Kathy Posted: 3:34 pm on August 20th
suewhitney writes: Beautiful! Welcome to Junkmarket Style..enjoy the site.

Be Well,
Sue Posted: 4:35 am on August 20th
smiller0529 writes: That is definately TREASURE! Remember beauty is in the eye of the beholder! ;) Posted: 6:55 pm on August 19th
lutrell writes: i like it --it is art Posted: 4:26 pm on August 19th
RustyDiva writes: I totally see it (maybe minus the asphalt shingle) but yeah ~ art!!! Posted: 2:02 pm on August 19th
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