Christina Rees and Brandon Zech discuss artists’ use of windows as makeshift galleries and question if cities should force businesses to put art in empty storefronts.
“To be fined for not putting art in your windows — that concept honestly blows my mind… it’s the opposite of what we’re used to.”
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