The Guerrilla Artist Who Fixed L.A.'s Worst Freeway Sign

20 years after his “Guerrilla Public Service” project, the artist Richard Ankrom looks back on the legendary freeway stunt and its legacy.

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Hasnain says:

“Caltrans also weighed in after it was reached for comment by various media organizations. In a shocking moment of humility, they noted that, while they didn’t approve of Ankrom’s methods, they couldn’t deny the quality of his work. Not only would they not be pressing charges — they were going to leave his handiwork up. One Caltrans representative jokingly told ABC that they had a job application for Ankrom to fill out.”

Posted on 2023-01-27T06:33:28+0000