Homeless

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Billboard_06 1988.jpg

Title

Homeless

Description

This painting was installed on a vacant building at Portland and Queen St.

Creator

Rocky Zenyk Dobey

Source

Rocky Zenyk Dobey

Date

1986

Contributor

Lilian Radovac

Rights

Rocky Zenyk Dobey
CC-BY-NC-ND 4.0

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JPEG

Type

painting

Coverage

Queen Street West and Portland Street

Context

This billboard was up for about 9 months. It was part of a series of anti-gentrification paintings mocking legal commercial billboards. The text reads: "Over 20,000 people in Toronto HOMELESS. T.M. The trademark of this city's development into a disneyland of cleanliness and eviction."

Citation

Rocky Zenyk Dobey, “Homeless,” Alternative Toronto, accessed November 15, 2019, https://www.alternativetoronto.ca/archive/items/show/194.

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