The charges against three members of the Illuminator crew who were arrested following an action at the Metropolitan Museum in September 2014 and charged with “illegal advertising” have been dropped.
The enforcement of city and state law pertaining to graffiti, advertising, and other signage has enormous power to visually shape public space.
A masked likeness of David H. Koch argued with protestors outside of The Metropolitan Museum of Art on Tuesday evening. It shouted: “Get away from me! I own you! I own this place! I own a great portion of the resources of the earth!”