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Feb 1 2021


Seoul, South Korea

At a gallery within a shopping complex in the South Korean capital, a couple saw paint cans and brushes at their reach and use next to what was actually a finished portrait worth hundreds of thousands of dollars. Thinking the available paint and brushes was a signal to be a part of the art, they ended up technically vandalizing the artists' work. The incident has sparked controversy and conversation on what it means about authenticity and authorship, consider the artists' intentions with the piece was to emulate vandalism, specifically through a graffiti aesthetic.

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