A Paradigm of Colors

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Way too good for fast food

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It’s no doubt that most people think street art is cool. Otherwise, the McDonald’s in the underground approach to the Louvre wouldn’t copy and paste it on their back wall.

Photograph by Jake Dobkin at Gothamist

The Revs Cost’s original graffiti may be this one on the New High Line on 23rd Street, New York. Sadly, the major started taking it off last year.

Before and After Photograph by Benga at Jeremiah’s Vanishing New York

According to Jake on Streetsy, this picture was probably an enlargement of one he took that was published in a Hugo Martinez graffiti book. At first, McDonald’s only paid the book publisher for the picture. But they have come clean and paid Hugo and Jake also.

Apparently, the Louvre is not the only place that McDonald’s is using original graffiti art on their walls. Do you approve?

Norms MSK wallpaper, McDonald’s, Japan. Photograph by Crank Junky on Flickr


Written by jenniferloftis

July 26, 2011 at 3:26 pm

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