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Art

October 16, 1987|JOHN VOLAND | Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press

Busy Houston homeowners are helping to redefine the eternal question: "What is art?" Beer cans and porcine paraphernalia are among the fripperies being affixed to Texas homes--and being praised in some quarters as a bold new form of environmental art. John Milkovisch covered his home with some 50,000 lovingly flattened aluminum beer cans, creating a multicolored patchwork quilt effect. Victoria Herberta lives in a purple house garlanded with pink silk flowers and pig-themed stuff, including a North Carolina license plate that reads "WOO-PIG."

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