Art imitates life in this latest dumpster decoration derby. The NY Times reports here on the work of artist C. Finley, who with some friends has been

wallpapering a Dumpster in an elegant blue-and-white floral. A second Dumpster, covered in a green William Morris pattern and stuffed with a Christmas tree, had been finished elsewhere and rolled to the curb next to it.

As one might expect, eventually the dumpsters had dutifully

attracted all sorts of typically American graffiti tags — indecipherable markings, mostly,

Here’s an example from Fashion Plus Daily:

Dumpsters, Redone

Dumpsters, Redone