CHECK OUT Chris Jordan’s
“Running the Numbers: An American Self-Portrait
(click on link above)Paper Bags, 2007
60×80″ archival inkjet print

Depicts 1.14 million brown paper supermarket bags, the number used in the US every hour.

Detail at actual size:
A friend of mine just sent Chris Jordan’s link above.
His work really speaks for itself. Take a look.
They are quite powerful and bring clear images to abstract statistics.