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People Taking Charge :7: Free Art, No REALLY free

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Once upon a time, London skateboarder Adam Neate painted on old bits of cardboard, wood etc—literally anything he could get his hands on. They began to accumulate, so Neate would return his finished works to the street, leaving them for anyone who came upon them. If they liked something they saw, they could walk away with it. Neate estimates he has left more than 1,000 paintings in the street, and he's become quite famous. He now applies this concept to exhibitions he takes part in. If you claim a painting, you can take it home. If the art isn't claimed, it is randomly put on the streets anyway.

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