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Yarn-Bombed Albert Einstein

Yarn Bombed Albert Einstein

Remember the yarn-bombed Wall Street Bull? Now, Polish street artist Olek struck again when she covered the almost 9 meters tall memorial statue of Albert Einstein at the National Academy of Science in Washington DC! Unfortunately, the city cleaned the yarn-bombed Einstein within hours…

Olek says Einstein, for her, was an easy choice since he was such a creative thinker himself. “I thought he might have a sense of humor about it,” she says. [...] Presumably this kind of thing is par for the course when you’re a guerilla yarn-bomber. (Washingtonian)

The reason for Olek to be in Washington is the currently running 40 Under 40: Craft Futures at Renwick Museum…

Via mymodernmet.com and crackajack.de.

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