Sponsored Street Art?

By | June 29, 2012

Philadelphia Museum of Art – On View : Current Exhibitions.

Does a protest song become merely a song when “the man” pays for it?  Is graffiti art still legitimate when it’s created for a gallery showing?  And likewise should the public art installation currently on view on the exterior of the Philadelphia Museum of Art still be called a “yarn bombing” given that the Museum sponsored the bombing?

1 Comment

pegordon on 2012/06/29 at 1:53 pm.

Another yarn bombing example: http://www.flickr.com/photos/snaptheworld/6947456606/in/pool-892221@N23/


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