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'College Degree' Toilet Paper Shows Value of Higher Education, Artist Says

Artist Leon Reid IV's rolls are a statement about the futility of a college degree, he said.

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Artist Restores Work Destroyed by Sandy Flood

Part of Leon Reid IV's new work was tossed around during Sandy and then restored, he said.

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Greenpoint Artists Abandon Studios After Sandy Destroys Work

Some artists are giving up on the Commercial Street space that Newtown Creek flooded during Sandy.

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'Tourist' Makeover of Union Square Statue Gets Parks Department OK

Public artist Leon Reid IV got official approval Thursday to dress up a statue of George Washington in Union Square to look like an average New York City tourist.

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Art in Odd Places Festival to Turn 14th Street Strange

Unsuspecting pedestrians may see a wish station, a person entirely covered by fabric and subway signs altered to include historical place names.

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CB5 Backs Artist's Bid To Dress George Washington Statue as Tourist

Community Board 5's Parks Committee voted unanimously in favor of an artist's bid to dress the George Washington Statue in Union Square in tourist gear.

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Artist Heads to Community Board to Salvage George Washington Statue Project

The Parks Department nixed his 'Tourist in Chief' public art installation . Now, Brooklyn-based public artist Leon Reid IV is planning to plead his case to Community Board 5.

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'Tourist' Dress-Up Nixed For Union Square's George Washington Statue

Public artist Leon Reid IV wanted to dress up the statue of George Washington in Union Square to look like a typical New York tourist.

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