Rocky Statue Yarn Bomb, Philadelphia

Images Courtesy of Conrad Benner of Streetsdept.com

 

Rocky, 2011

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Uncommissioned

Philadelphia, PA

 

2 Comments

  1. Fuck yes. Thank you.

  2. Betty Brown

    YO! Excellent!
    Maybe the Lipschitz needs a scarf…

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