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Vandal defaces US landmarks, calls it art

Yosemite Falls, Yosemite National Park.
Yosemite Falls, Yosemite National Park. Image by Joyce Cory / CC BY 2.0

A woman from New York has reportedly been travelling the Western US and defacing landmarks. According to several now-deleted social media posts, the woman called her vandalism ‘art.’ National Parks Rangers announced they are looking for the vandal, releasing a statement saying, ‘There are forums for artistic expression in national parks because national parks inspire artistic creativity. These images are outside that forum and outside the law.’ Read more: traveller24.news24.com