Last week I went to the BYU Museum of Art and saw this exhibit of Dan Steinhilber's. He uses mass-produced, mundane objects for his medium, and creates work of optical interest.
Check out these pictures: dangling dry-cleaning hangars, a mural of duck sauce packets, flickering fluorescent light bulbs (which undulated in such a mesmerizing pattern it was hard to look away from them), and crumpled and laquered trashbags. Too bad I couldn't get pictures of the interconnected rings of pvc pipe or the sculpture of twisted baloons--they were awesome too.
My favorite? The corner of the room full of packing peanuts that were occasionally blasted into the air by industrial fans.
flying packing peanuts