Artists hijack illegal billboards in NYC
Photo by Ji Lee
Two weeks ago, Jordan Seiler's New York Street Advertising Takeover project whitewashed over 120 illegal billboards in New York City. Then artists began repainting them. Not a bad way to clear out some intrusions into the public sphere, eh? If the city won't order them taken down, will they protect the owners if people take them out themselves?
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