Jack Kirby torpedo dogs picked from his trash by Jim Woodring, via Tom Moody.
Francis Bacon's trash, auctioned.
Allan Stone, in the movie Who The #?&% Is Jackson Pollock, shows his Jackson Pollock painting that was taken from the East Hampton, Long Island garbage dump - "Everybody knew that Pollock dumped a lot of his unsuccessful things in, in the dump in, in East Hampton. You know, in those days, they weren’t, they weren’t worth anything really, you know?"
Calvin Tomkins on Robert Rauschenberg, in Off the Wall (page 85) - "sneaking into de Koonings studio when no one was there, he took a lot of photographs and stole a discarded drawing from the trash basket. 'it was just total idolizing,' he says"