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11.06.14 Bucky Turco

For four years, Italian-based street artist Anecleto “Clet” Abraham has been subtly altering hundreds of street signs with his minimalist sticker interventions all across Europe. In late October, Clet brought his campaign overseas for the first time ever, heading to New York City. ANIMAL tagged along for a morning as he plastered his work on […]

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12.30.13 Aymann Ismail

Since his “Rap Quotes” project in New York went viral, artist Jay Shells continued to expand the series. He put up a bunch more in Harlem and now, ANIMAL rejoins him in Los Angeles. Jay Shells installed official-looking street signs featuring hip hop lyrics of Snoop Dogg, Xzibit, Warren G, Notorious B.I.G., Kendrick Lamar and more — at the exact locations called out […]

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06.06.13 Andy Cush

Why should signs be stuck in one place, always pointing you to the same thing? Directing you to the Manhattan Bridge doesn’t do much good if the Manhattan Bridge is closed. Recognizing this, the people at Breakfast NY created “Points,” an internet-enabled sign that scours Twitter, Foursquare, and a slew of local data, then decides […]

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09.30.10 Bucky Turco

When the city isn’t replacing street signs stolen by punk fans, it’s changing them out to comply with federal regulations. Since 1935, the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) has set the standards for road signs across the country and due to a change in 2003, the U.S. Department of Transportation is mandating that […]

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