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Street Artist Tags a Wall with €1,000 in Coins

The SpY's tongue-in-cheek new mural cashes in in Spain.
June 16, 2015, 5:45pm
Images courtesy the artist

How would you give away €1,000? Street artist SpY did it two cents at a time for his newest public intervention, spelling out the word "CRISIS" on a wall in Billbao, Spain with the small copper coins. With the same wry humor that drove him to paint a sea of surveillence cameras on a discrete Madrid wall and hang a fake crescent moon over Switzerland, SpY glued Crisis to the wall lightly so people could take the euros as they passed—a not-so-gentle way to get people to interact with the public artwork. They were gone within 24 hours.

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See more of SpY's work on his website.

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