Milan Cow Parade 2007

above: Pippi Longcow with a junior art critic – Piazza Castello

Street art didn’t fare so well in Milan. The newspapers reported that Milan set a record for the number of cows vandalized, particularly during the night that the AC Milan football club won the European championships for the seventh time. The poor cows were variously burned, thrown into a fountain, or simply taken away. They had been intended to be sold to raise money for charity. Alternative ways to raise this money are now being explored.

Here are a few I managed to salvage photographically.

metro station at Cairoli

 

La cow é mobile, qual pium al vento…

 

via Dante

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