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“Living Statue” Petitions to get Back to Washington Square Arch

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As reported here last month, Washington Square Park’s “living statue,” Johan Figueroa-González, was arrested on the Arch by the New York City Police Department on Friday April 13. The performance artist was the subject of an extensive New York Times profile in November focusing on his performances on the Arch. He utilized the monument regularly for his art, even while Ai Weiwei’s exhibit was allowed to take over the space beneath it 24/7 for

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