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Environmental Art AnalysisIntroductionEnvironmental sustainability has a massive impact in our world today, and can be interpreted bydesigns through various pieces of art otherwise known as "Eco-Art". "Eco-artists are concernedabout the environment. As such, they often create art that improves an area environmentallyand/or that highlights a specific environmental issue. It must also be noted that eco-artaddresses aesthetics, ethics, politics, culture, and economics, and the impact these have on theworld's ecosystems" (What is Eco Art, 2017). The environmental issues that I will focus on arePollution and waste, and I will discuss how they affect our surroundings not only in the UnitedStates, but other countries as well; along with incorporating key pieces of art from artists suchas Aida Sulova, Amanda Schachter, and Alexander Levi.AnalysisAida Sulova who is a Kyrgyzstan street artist deliberates her concern over the wastemanagement crisis through a significant image. To express her socially conscious message sheplaces images over garbage cans throughout the city which happen to be extremely meaningful.The image portrays an individual with their mouth wide open on garbage cans throughoutwhere she lives to depict and "remind people that what they throw into the world, eventuallyends up inside of us" (Brooks, 2012). Aida Sulova's approach is highly effective in a sense that it

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