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Thursday, April 21, 2011

THE PROBLEM WITH MOCA : STREET ART TALKS BACK

Eddie Cola sent me a link to a BSA article about his recent ad takeover commenting on the current MoCA show Art in the Streets. It seems the best part of this is that after the work was covered with the ussual movie poster filth perpetrated by Contest Promotions, onlookers removed the ads in favor of Eddie's handiwork.
VIA Brooklyn Street Art

Eddie Colla says his billboard takeover is a response to a Huffington Post article last week where a finger wagging tone was on display toward current street artists, “MOCA director Jeffrey Deitch pegs it on the ‘young’ and ‘anarchic,’ and is quoted giving this message to illegal taggers: ‘If you harness your talent you can be in a museum some day, make a contribution and a living from it.’ ” [More Here]

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Blogger Art said...

“MOCA director Jeffrey Deitch pegs it on the ‘young’ and ‘anarchic,’ and is quoted giving this message to illegal taggers: ‘If you harness your talent you can be in a museum some day, make a contribution and a living from it.’ ” 2wrongsdontmakeitright.

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