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Weird but funny! The 78-year-old artist spent tens of years decorating streets with scrap

Weird but funny! The 78-year-old artist spent tens of years decorating streets with scrap - true funny stories

True funny stories – 78-year-old Isaiah Zagar is a folk artist who began decorating Philadelphia South Street with scrap items from 1968. The most famous works include the quirky and funny “Philadelphia Magic Garden”, the walls covered with tiles, mirrors, stained glass bottles and ceramic dishes, took him a total of 14 years to complete. The non-profit miniature art museum attracted 13.6 million visitors in 2016.
Weird but funny! The 78-year-old artist spent tens of years decorating streets with scrap - true funny stories
This magical garden looks cluttered, but there is no fixed subject or information on the whole. Isaiah does not know where these materials come from and what to says, “It is also a mystery for me, and I let my works express myself.”
Weird but funny! The 78-year-old artist spent tens of years decorating streets with scrap - true funny stories
Isaiah captures the beauty of almost everything. The Magic Garden is made up of elements of different cultures and religions, some items is brought from Rajasthan, India where he had visited as an artist, as well as some items from Peru where he worked in the Peace Task Force.

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