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German Cops Slapped a Ticket on an Art Installation

This is what happens when you forget to pay the meter on your public artwork.

by Annie Armstrong
Jun 24 2015, 1:45pm

Image via @sham_jaff

In the eyes of the law, crime must pay... Even if the criminal is a work of art.

Plenty suffer for their craft, but Austrian sculpture artist Erwin Wurm might have to have to suffer through traffic court for his. Wurm's bent, red Mercedes-Benz food truck installation in Karlsruhe, Germany, got slapped with a parking ticket by local officials. Whether the parking ticket is actionable or not is unclear, but it raises the stakes on the already-upended piece. 

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See more of Erwin Wurm's work on his website.

Via This Is Colossal

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