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Postmodern Town rips off Keith Haring

Here are two paintings by the late American artist Keith Haring:



And here are three billboard advertisements from the real estate development known as Postmodern Town (houxiandai cheng), aka American Rock.




Postmodern Town(houxiandai cheng) is behind New Town (xiandai cheng); get it?

This new ad campaign, shamelessly ripped off from Keith Haring's work, is advertising a new part of the development called 'Rolling Street'. Nice one folks.

Have a look on Danwei here for an example of an earlier, much more original, no make that plain kooky, piece of advertising from American Rock.

Images of Rolling Street's adverts by Amo Jiang.
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