“All for ourselves, and nothing for other people, seems, in every age of the world, to have been the vile maxim of the masters of mankind.” Adam Smith, The Wealth of Nations (1776)

Inspired by the quote above and painted for Savage Habbit‘s mural project LNY created this beautiful piece in the streets of New Jersey. LNY hints in this occasion towards a fallen political system, the American system, in this case represented by the image of a fallen crown on top of which we see the Statue of Liberty’s torch. The message is pretty clear…
For the full set of pics, check Savage Habbit’s Flickr.

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Author: Fran

Founder and editor of Urbanite. Street Art lover who after the finishing her MA thesis on the muralist movement in the 1920-50s, developed a fascination for street art and graffiti that eventually led to collaborations with different art blogs, including the creation of this one.