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Since 1999, Richard and Judith Lang have found countless ways to turn their huge collection of beach debris into extraordinary art. (Courtesy of Richard and Judith Lang)

Making Beautiful Art out of Beach Plastic

Artists Judith and Richard Lang comb the California beaches, looking for trash for their captivating, yet unsettling work

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“We feel that beauty is a much better way to covey our message,” says Judith. “To be presented by these mysterious, glowing orbs creates intrigue. Then we can say, ‘We’re glad that you’re interested. Now let's talk about what this really is.’ ”


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