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Apparently, More Than One Artist Is Bedazzling Dog Poo In New York City

The turf war began yesterday after Instagram user Tom Dixon spotted a number of gold glitter-covered dog turds adorning a sidewalk along Dekalb Avenue in Bushwick.

By Inae Oh - Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com

Decorated dog feces is apparently emerging as a new art form in Brooklyn — and sparking a bit of a power struggle over who rightfully owns the peculiar medium.

The turf war began yesterday after Instagram user Tom Dixon spotted a number of gold glitter-covered dog turds adorning a sidewalk along Dekalb Avenue in Bushwick.

Photo © still._.dixon via Instagram

Photo © still._.dixon via Instagram


After Gothamist published the photo, a second artist going by the name Gold Poo NYC surfaced, insisting his embellished poo art has been hijacked.

“I was surprised at first,” Gold Poo, whose own Instagram images of gold-covered poop (below) are months older than Dixon’s, told Huff Post. “Seeing how I have been doing this for just under a year straight and have gotten little to no attention.”

Photo © goldpoonyc via Instagram

Photo © goldpoonyc via Instagram

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