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Alum’s swastika sculpture benched from ArtStreet extravaganza

The wooden swastika-shaped bench painted with red, white and blue stripes was displayed at the abandoned warehouse on First Avenue — the location of ArtStreet — before being removed by the event coordinators.
(Photo courtesy of Heston Hurley)

Vu Chau

February 7, 2017

When artist Heston Hurley arrived at the abandoned warehouse on First Avenue to attend to his swastika-shaped bench installed for the pop-up ArtStreet exhibit on Friday, he was asked to leave by an event coordinator. Hurley said a woman working with ArtStreet, who he ended up in a heated exchange w...