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Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Art That Violates the Highway Beautification Act

Posted by on Wed, Sep 18, 2013 at 1:32 PM

Prada and Playboy in the desert:

[Texas] State officials have been scratching their heads about this for weeks.

The art dates back to 2005.

 

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Marfa, TX. Why didn't you say so. Explains alot.
Posted by solitasolano on September 18, 2013 at 1:49 PM · Report this
Urgutha Forka 2
Texas is a shit hole. Not quite as smelly a shit hole as Florida is, but a shit hole nonetheless.
Posted by Urgutha Forka on September 18, 2013 at 2:15 PM · Report this
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I saw someone drive up in one of these to buy half a pair of shoes there.

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_MrFrFy7PR1U/TE…
Posted by Supreme Ruler Of The Universe http://_ on September 18, 2013 at 2:18 PM · Report this
Dougsf 4
Playboy, come get your roadside ad and stop blowing it for everyone.
Posted by Dougsf on September 18, 2013 at 2:36 PM · Report this
kitschnsync 5
While Prada Marfa has been there since 2005, this issue originated with the installation of Playboy Marfa in June.

There is a clear difference: Playboy Marfa is a marketing piece financed by Playboy, and Prada Marfa is an art piece unaffiliated with Prada (although Prada did agree to allow the use of their trademark).

Prada Marfa isn't going anywhere.
Posted by kitschnsync on September 18, 2013 at 2:52 PM · Report this
undead ayn rand 6
Holy shit, they're just now bitching about that.

@5: God, how do they still make money with that trash? The crowd that pays to "go to the Playboy Mansion" must be right out of http://www.vice.com/read/i-went-to-corey…
Posted by undead ayn rand on September 18, 2013 at 8:59 PM · Report this

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