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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.
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.


See Crisis in the images below.

See more of SpY's work on his website.


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