<body> Public Ad Campaign: All Across America, Artists Are Taking Over Billboards
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Tuesday, August 19, 2014

All Across America, Artists Are Taking Over Billboards

VIA: The NY Times Magazine
“Visual pollution. Sky trash. Litter on a stick. The junk mail of the American highway.” That’s how billboards are described on the website of Scenic America, a group devoted to “preserving and enhancing the visual character” of the country. But while preservationists deride the billboard, artists have long been intrigued by it for its role in American highway culture. (Besides, what artist wouldn’t want a 300-square-foot canvas with a guaranteed audience?)More [HERE]

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