Monday, October 22, 2007

Inspiration for trash divers everywhere!

This NY Times article really speaks to me. Partly because it's about a Mexican painter, but mostly because it's about digging through the trash in NYC.

One Person’s Trash Is Another Person’s Lost Masterpiece


Published: October 23, 2007

Elizabeth Gibson found a painting by Rufino Tamayo on the street four years ago. Said to be worth about $1 million, it is heading for the auction block next month.

Read the rest of the story here.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I can deffinitely see why this would peek your interest. Do you remember Dad's recovered treasures from dumpster diving when we were little?