monumental public art

David Shrigley at Doris C. Freedman Plaza

David Shrigley explores a new side of the banal with his monumental stone ‘Memorial,’ a tongue-in-cheek celebration of the short-lived usefulness of the shipping list. (Presented by the Public Art Fund at the entrance to Central Park at 60th Street and Fifth Ave, through Feb 12th). David Shrigley, installation view of ‘Memorial’ at Doris C. Freedman Plaza, Central Park, 60th Street and 5th Ave, Nov 2016.
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POLICE DESTROY PUBLIC ART: ARTISTS RESTATE THE IDEA

[Note: I was gonna post this (first picture) a couple of days ago. But this morning the story changed. So… Here’s an update:]

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A renegade public monument to Edward Snowden appeared in Brooklyn. [TOP FOTO] It was created by three (3) anonymous artists.

Monday, Brooklyn Police tore the statue down.

Moved by the action of the first anonymous artists, another different group of artists (called “The Illuminator Art Collective”) recreated the renegade public art in hologram. [BOTTOM FOTO]

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For the full story, go to: http://mashable.com/2015/04/07/edward-snowden-hologram-statue-brooklyn/?utm_cid=mash-com-Tw-main-link