Over the weekend, vandals defaced Scandinavian artists Elmgreen and Dragset’s “Prada Marfa,” the simulated Prada storefront that has, since its installation in 2005, brought international attention to a remote stretch of Texas highway. The small structure was covered in signs for popular espadrilles brand TOMS shoes, written graffiti, and splattered blue paint; pamphlets in a style somewhere between French theorist Jean Baudrillard and the brochure an insane cultist shoved into your hands on the subway yesterday were also scattered on the premises. A local reporter, Lisa Morton of The Van Horn Advocate, posted the above video of the scene on YouTube and disclosed the pamphlet’s garbled statement of purpose for the vandalism:
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