Feb 15, 2012 @ 12:14:00 am
One of Robert Montgomery's poetry billboard in London.
A poetry vandal is on the loose in London. The Independent reports that artist Robert Montgomery has been plastering his “very pleasing verse,” which “[screams] out ideas about beauty, consumerism and hypocrisy” on billboards across the city.
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