<body> Public Ad Campaign: New Murals Advertise Products, Despite Passing of Ordinance
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Sunday, January 26, 2014

New Murals Advertise Products, Despite Passing of Ordinance

Dennis Hathaway just brought a KCET news story to my attention that shows advertising working its way into Los Angeles art murals only months after the mural ordinance went into effect. He writes, "I told a lot of people during the process of passing this new mural ordinance that marketers would try to find a way to use it for commercial purposes, and now I have the highly unsatisfying opportunity to say, "I told you so."
The difference between fine art and advertising is already being stepped on. Only a few months after the passing of an ordinance designed to get murals out under commercial signage, some new works are branding product. More [HERE]

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