New York State will be banning the use of single use plastic bags as of March 1 – much to the chagrin of some shoppers and business owners. But one Brooklyn artist says we should “just face it,” and adapt.

He calls himself RAE BK, a 39-year-old, Brooklyn-born and raised artists whose works have surfaces across the city. Recently, he’s been turning discarded bags that would normally end up on the trash heap into pieces of art — anonymous faces that are starting to pop up around the city in unsanctioned displays. …

RAE BK is creating faces on wooden canvas from discarded plastic bags just as NYS is banning them from use. (Photo by Todd Maisel) New York State will be banning the use of single use plastic bags as of March 1 – much to the chagrin of some shoppers […]

$
$
$

Your contribution is appreciated.

Make a Donation

BK Reader is brought to you for free daily. Please consider supporting independent local news by making a donation here. Whether it is $1 or $100, no donation is too big or too small!

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *