<body> Public Ad Campaign: ‘New York’ magazine covers become public art in citywide installation
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Sunday, February 18, 2018

‘New York’ magazine covers become public art in citywide installation

The line between art and commerce on our streets has become so blurred that a New York magazine "Wildposting" campaign can be pitched as a public art program. Wildposting is illegal advertising, or graffiti by another name. When someone wild posts on your property, the image below shows what you have to do in order to avoid fines from the city. I'm not saying I want NY magazine to stop, but I am saying that we need to reevaluate what constitutes proper use of public space and who gets access and who does not.

VIA: Curbed NYC
In honor of New York Magazine’s 50th anniversary, the publication is launching a year-long exhibit showcasing specially-designed New York covers by 50 renowned artists, called simply “A Public Art Project.” More [HERE]

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      All Consuming Images

      Stuart & Elizabeth Ewen
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      Jeff Ferrell
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      Jeff Ferrell
      Tearing Down the Streets

      John Berger
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      Rosalyn Deutsche
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      Jane Jacobs
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