Reminding us about the good old days, artist Joseph Reginella just placed statues around New York commemorating Mayor Ed Koch’s (1978-1989) strategy for ridding the city of taggers by releasing wild wolves in the subway yards. According to Joseph, they’ve since multiplied and are roaming the city’s nether regions. H/T Felipe.
Sculptures of wolves mauling tourist appear in New York City parks
by Rusty Blazenhoff
October 10, 2019
This is weird.
A series of identical monuments depicting a tourist being mauled by a pack of wolves have surreptitiously been installed in different New York City parks with plaques that read:
Dedicated to the many tourists that go missing every year in New York City.
And a reminder as to why the parks close at dusk.
Erected by the Ed Koch Wolf Foundation and the NYC Fellowship.
A brilliant prankster with mad sculpting skills is taking credit.
Here’s Mayor Koch pontificating on his brilliant idea: