Thursday, November 20, 2014

Its Marfa Prada Time

Its an interesting structure and "sculpture" indeed.  Way out here in the "High Desert" west of Marfa, Texas!

9271977 avoids jail time through plea agreement

JEFF DAVIS COUNTY – Waco artist Joseph Magnano, whose March 9 ‘artistic statement’ decrying the practices of the TOMS shoe company through the vandalism of Prada Marfa, has taken a plea agreement to avoid a trial, which had been set for Tuesday, November 18.
Joeseph Magano
According to Jeff Davis County Clerk Jennifer Wright, Magnano pleaded guilty to two lesser charges of Class A misdemeanor criminal mischief for his “appropriation” of the Prada Marfa building.
Magnano, 37, was sentenced to one year in a county jail probated to two years, a $1,000 fine, and was ordered to pay $10,752 in restitution.