<body> Public Ad Campaign: Prada Marfa Saved from Possible Closure as Illegal Advertisement
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Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Prada Marfa Saved from Possible Closure as Illegal Advertisement

Glad to hear this gem was not removed for such dubious reasons as "illegal outdoor advertising".

VIA: Hyperallergic

“Prada Marfa” by Elmgreen and Dragset (photo by Marshall Astor/Wikimedia)
The Texas Department of Transportation has withdrawn its charge of illegal advertising against Prada Marfa, arts organization Ballroom Marfa announced in a public statement. A popular roadside attraction in the remote West Texas town of Marfa, the simulated Prada storefront — commissioned by Ballroom Marfa and installed in 2005 by the British artists Elmgreen & Dragset — was threatened by the state of Texas under illegal advertising statutes in September 2013. Link [HERE]

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