by Staff | Mar 22, 2013 12:50 pm
Posted to: Arts & Culture, Visual Arts, Upper State Street
Remember those larger-than-life portraits that brought back to life the highway underpass on State Street? Organizers are readying a sequel—but first crowdsourcing the planning.
Ideas have been flying on SeeClickFix about where to go next with the project. Click here to read about that and add your own thoughts.
Tags: InsideOut, public art, SeeClickFix
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posted by: BenBerkowitz on March 22, 2013 5:40pm
@Curious Nope. Some were and Chris Randall fixed them. Only about 10% were tagged.
I like the persistence of the artists.
Was the last batch of faces formally removed by the participants? or were they erased through weather and shenanigans?
And in this case… are the above two actions really the same thing?
posted by: streever on March 23, 2013 10:12pm
They were wheatpaste, and never intended to be permanent. The idea—as I have read it here and elsewhere—was always to be a temporary installation celebrating the people who came together under that highway.