• Billboard Company Rejects Artist's Mural of George Floyd in Minneapolis

    1 month ago - By Hypebeast

    A national advertising firm called Clear Channel Outdoor rejected a billboard order for downtown Minneapolis last Thursday because it portrayed an artist's rendering of George Floyd 's murder. The artist behind the work, 79-year-old New York native Don Perlis, received an e-mail from the company's account executive Beau Ryan claiming the billboard image was denied because it “depicts acts of violence,” as per Artnet. The imagery on the planned Minneapolis billboard is identical to the one that went up in Times Square in New York City back in October. It portrays Perlis' oil on canvas...
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