These "No Kardashian Parking" Signs Will Make Your Day (PHOTOS)
Courtesy Plastic Jesus
You wish you would have thought of this.
Kardashian sisters looking for a prime spot in front of their Dash boutique on Melrose Avenue today will be greeted with a parking sign that advises, "NO KARDASHIAN PARKING ANYTIME."
The official looking sign is the brainchild of mischievous L.A. street artist Plastic Jesus, known for installing an oversize, heroin-injecting Oscar-style statue near the site of the 2014 Academy Awards as a commentary on Hollywood's drug problem.
The four-store Dash chain was founded by Kourtney, Kim and Khloé in 2006.
Mr. Jesus told us he installed seven of the signs in the area today, including near The Ivy restaurant, outside the Urban Outfitters on Melrose and outside Cecconi's West Hollywood eatery, also on Melrose.
Courtesy Plastic Jesus
"I suppose it's a protest at the obsession with the Kardashians and every kind of move they make," the U.K.-bred artist said. "Their lunch outings and shopping trips are media events in themselves. What can be fascinating about someone pumping gas?"
Plastic Jesus said there's something wrong with our priorities, even if the Kardashian family is just a diversion. "People are shutting out real news content," he said.
The aluminum-based pieces are proper street signs produced to Jesus' specification by a company that actually makes municipal signage, the artist said.
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He opted against reflective coating and graffiti-resistant paint—features found on most city signs—to save money.
He's not sure how long they'll last. "The peices might get tagged with someone else's artwork," he said, hopefully.
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