Ryan McGinnes Street Art Signs Stolen Almost Immediately After Installation

August 11th, 2014

Sign No. 23 by Ryan McGinness, via WSJArtist Ryan McGinness’s public street sign commission for New York City has seen widespread enthusiasm in the past few days since its initial installation, with most of the first set of signs disappearing within hours.  “When I caught one of the first few disappearing, I was mildly amused,” McGinness says. But when he realized the majority had gone missing, “It felt a little more aggressive. It made me just plain angry.”

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