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Ad-Liberated

Let's face it: Online ads are eyesores-even when they don't suddenly become animate and seize control of your screen. To our rescue comes a conceptual artist named Steve Lambert, with an idea to spread art at the cost of advertisers. "I've always had an eye for ads, but wondered why they were there,"..


Let's face it: Online ads are eyesores-even when they don't suddenly become animate and seize control of your screen. To our rescue comes a conceptual artist named Steve Lambert, with an idea to spread art at the cost of advertisers. "I've always had an eye for ads, but wondered why they were there," says Lambert, the crusading founder of the Anti-Advertising Agency. He designed a free Firefox extension, aptly named Add-Art, which replaces web ads with curated artworks. Imagine, in the corner of your browser window, a Beaux-Arts masterpiece instead of an American Apparel faux-art ad. Now that's thinking outside the box.LEARN MORE add-art.org