Tuesday, August 23, 2005

Radical, Dude.

While fashion designer Marc Ecko was winning his lawsuit against the city to allow “graffiti” artists “tag” mock subway cars (AKA a street party that is really a promo tool for a new video game), a much smaller graffiti drama was playing out in the E.Vil. From Miss Representation:

And if you are the sort who tags a building early enough in the evening to have a middle-aged blogger catch you, you probably drive to the East Village in your parent’s black Range Rover (plate: NY BVN 5161), and then race off, your revolutionary act of resistance complete.

Keep reading the blog. The next item is a really impressive, thoughtful and nuanced piece critiquing the Goldman Sachs deal downtown.