Vik Muniz http://wfae.org en Iconic Paintings Recreated With Garbage At Mint http://wfae.org/post/iconic-paintings-recreated-garbage-mint <p>An exhibit of famous paintings re-created using garbage opened this weekend at the Mint Museum Uptown.<br><br>Look closely at the reworking of Botticelli's iconic "Birth of Venus" and you'll notice that in place of Venus's long flowing hair are old frayed ropes.<br><br>“Venus is rising out of the half-shell of the sea,” says curator Carla Hanzal. “Here’s another Venus that’s literally rising out of a sea of garbage.”<br> Mon, 27 Aug 2012 18:48:59 +0000 Marshall Terry 3759 at http://wfae.org Iconic Paintings Recreated With Garbage At Mint