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'Consumed' Showcases 'Trash' Art

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'Consumed' Showcases 'Trash' Art

'Consumed' Showcases 'Trash' Art

'Consumed' Showcases 'Trash' Art

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For two years, artist New York David Shapiro collected his own garbage. Now he's organized every coffee cup, cookie wrapper and ravioli box on aisles of shelves, creating a supermarket of empty containers. The "Consumed" exhibit is opening at Jack The Pelican Gallery in Brooklyn. Hear Shapiro and NPR's Scott Simon.